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!

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2022 Free Summer Activities & Programs for Kids Near Me

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30+ Free Online Summer Camps and Workshops for Kids & Teens

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2022 Free Summer Reading Programs for Kids

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2022 FREE Summer Movies for Kids

It's time for the FREE Summer Movies for 2022 -- part of our FREE summer activities for kids series! After a crazy, busy school year, we are ready to kick back and have some family fun (and without breaking the bank too).  Many of the...
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Easter Egg Hunt Clues {with free printable!}

Enjoy this Easter Egg Hunt with free printable clues for an Easter scavenger hunt that can be used in any home! When I was younger, Easter was a big family holiday for us -- lots of people over to the house, a HUGE family dinner and new Ea...
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17 St. Patrick's Day Games & Activities (free printables!)

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17 FUN Activities to Do at the Park

Try one or more of these fun things to do at the park with your family! Our family LOVES to visit different parks - there are SO many ideas for outdoor activities & games to play at a park near you. Today, we're partnering with the Nat...
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St. Patrick's Day Charades (FREE printable cards!)

Our *newest* printable, a set of FREE St. Patrick's Day Charades, is fun for all ages! This quick & easy printable St. Patrick's Day game is a great way to enjoy some 'get off the couch' time with kids, tweens, teenagers and even adult...
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Spring Scavenger Hunt {with FREE printable list!}

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100 Fun Things to Do in Spring!

A HUGE list of fun things to do in Spring -- great ideas for Spring Break and seasonal Spring Activities for kids and adults! After this wild & wacky winter, we should all pat ourselves on the back :) Now it's time to enjoy all the ne...
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Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt Ideas {w/printable clues!}

    Make February memorable with these fun & easy Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt ideas for kids! Our original Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt sends kids & families outside to look for love together. And although I love ...
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Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt & Activities {free printable!}

Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt & Activities {free printable!}

Enjoy time together with this free printable Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt for kids and adults plus more fun activities for families to do together! Most people think of flowers and candy on Valentine's Day - but what kids really love is ...
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Valentine's Day Cards & Science Experiment {free printable!}

  Enjoy these free printable Valentines Day cards & science experiment that your kids will LOVE - a great option to use as printable cards for classmates!! So here's my thing with Valentine's Day (well, actually two things)... ...
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Fun ideas for creative no-candy Valentine's Day cards & ideas for kids! Valentine's Day is right around the corner! For kids, there's always excitement about giving sentimental (or funny) cards to their friends & family.  We'...
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15 Winter Olympic Activities & Lesson Plan Ideas (free printable!)

Celebrate the 2022 Winter Olympics with kids using this FREE printable challenge that can be used as a teaching resource & lesson plan guide or just for fun with your family as you enjoy the Olympic Games together! There's so much to l...
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