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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Free Printable Advent Calendar Numbers

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FREE Thanksgiving Coloring Pages for Adults and Kids

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10 Thanksgiving Books for Kids about Gratitude & Traditions

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Gratitude Scavenger Hunt (with FREE printable!)

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Thanksgiving Day Parade Scavenger Hunt (FREE printable!)

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40 FREE Printable Thanksgiving Coloring Pages for Kids & Adults

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

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27 Free Printable Thanksgiving Games & Activities

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10 Printable Thanksgiving Games for Kids & Adults

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100+ Free Pumpkin Carving Stencils for Toddlers to Teens

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Halloween Word Games (with FREE printables!)

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Halloween Candy Scavenger Hunt

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21 Free Printable Halloween Games for Kids

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