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Jacquie Fisher

Jacquie is the founder & owner of Edventures with Kids, a site that shares unique kid’s activities, fun ways to learn and inspriation for family travel.  She is an experienced educator, with both a Masters in Education and an MPH degree and has a  wide variety of expertise in developing programs for children, families & communities during her previous work at the University of Kansas. 
She utilizes her past experiences as an educator, program coordinator and researcher to develop educational and fun kids' activities, parenting articles and creative learning ideas. 
Jacquie has been published on numerous educational sites including Kids DISCOVER, the National Park's Foundation blog, PBS Parents, Steve Spangler Science and CWIST.
Kids DISCOVER:  7 Ways to Raise Lifelong Learners
National Parks blog:  A Family Vacation in Rocky Mountain National Park
PBS Parents:  Egg-ucational Activities for Kids
Steve Spangler Science: Science-themed Jr. Ranger Badges at National Parks
She is also the co-author of 3 children's books focused on STEM for kids and hands-on learning activities.
Jacquie is also a nature lover and mom to 2 awesome kids. She enjoys traveling to new places with her family and loves encouraging kids to be creative & curious!  Visit our About Us section for more information about Jacquie & Edventures with Kids!

100 Advent Calendar Activities and Ideas {free printables!}

Use this free printable set of Advent Calendar ideas & activities to inspire time together for a Christmas Countdown with your kids! One of my favorite memories from childhood was our Advent Activities!  It was a Christmas tradition to hang our Advent Calendar in the kitchen — a simple felt calendar with 24 small red …

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Free Printable Advent Calendar Numbers

Count down the days to Christmas with these free printable Advent Calendar Numbers! This is the time of year when so many families are thinking about fun Advent Activity Ideas and Christmas countdowns.  While we’ve shared a number of creative holiday countdown activities for kids, I know that not everyone has an Advent Calendar. So …

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Thanksgiving Day Parade Scavenger Hunt (FREE printable!)

This FREE printable Thanksgiving Parade scavenger hunt – a fun family activity for Thanksgiving morning! We have quite a few scavenger hunt ideas for Thanksgiving – And now – a Thanksgiving Parade scavenger hunt too! One of our family traditions is to watch the Macy’s parade together on Thanksgiving morning — kind of the calm …

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Thanksgiving Gratitude Photo Scavenger Hunt Game {w/free printable!}

Print this free Thanksgiving Photo Gratitude Scavenger Hunt that you play with your smartphone & get the whole family involved in showing why they are thankful this year! I was thinking a new game would be fun for all ages — we love to have free printable Thanksgiving games and activities around the table or …

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27 Free Printable Thanksgiving Games & Activities

These fun & free printable Thanksgiving games and activities for adults and kids will inspire you to relax and enjoy some time with the family this year! So it’s November and really I LOVE this month — but I also dread this month a little.  It seems to be the calm before the storm in so …

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Halloween Charades Game {w/free printable cards!}

Both kids & adults with enjoy this Halloween Charades Game with free printable cards and fun ideas on how to play! Whether it’s time for a family gathering, class party or just something fun to do on the weekend, we love quick & easy holiday-themed games. One of our favorites is playing charades!  Our Holiday …

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Halloween Mystery Touch & Feel Box Game {w/FREE labels!}

Try this FUN Halloween Mystery Box game for kids and adults – also called the ‘touch and feel game’ – with these FREE printables & list of ideas! I wanted to create something easy but fun for the holiday with a little spooky but not to scary.  These Halloween-themed touch & feel boxes are just …

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20 Alternative Halloween Treats (No Candy & Non Edible Ideas!)

Try some of these Trick or treat ideas instead of candy — both non edible and alternative Halloween treats for kids! Let me tell you about the year I handed out pretzels for Halloween — It’s a HUGE family joke my kids bring up every year now 🙂 To my defense, they were pumpkin & …

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20 Outdoor Fall Science Experiments & Activities

20 Fall science experiments and Autumn science activities for preschoolers, kindergarten & elementary age kids! I just LOVE Fall!  Especially getting outside to enjoy the weather — which always leads me to think about a few fun Fall themed science activities for kids like these leaf science experiments & activities. So today I hope to …

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