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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27 Free Thanksgiving Printable Games & Activities

These fun & free 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....
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21 Free Printable Halloween Games for Kids

Enjoy these free printable Halloween Games for kids this week. It's almost here! Only a few more nights until Halloween, trick or treats, dressing up and bags of candy ;) Kids get so excited about holidays so I alwasy like to round up so...
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100 Activities for Your Advent Calendar {free printables!}

100 Activities for Your Advent Calendar {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 is our Advent Calendar.  It was a Christmas tradition...
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55+ FREE Pumpkin Carving Stencils for Kids & Teens

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5 Must-do's Before Halloween Night

Trick or treat safety tips, healthy Halloween dinner ideas and things to do at home on Halloween night! Halloween seems to always sneak up on me -- Are the costumes ready?  Do we have enough candy?  What's the plan for trick o...
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Halloween Charades Game {w/free printable cards!}

Both kids & adults with enjoy this Halloween Charades Game with free printable cards! 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...
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10 Kids Books & Activities about Hibernation and Migration

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Optical Illusions: Fun Science Activities for Kids

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31 Free Halloween Printable Games & Activities

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Halloween Glitter Sensory Bottles

Make these adorable Halloween Sensory Bottles that glitter & glow! I want to introduce you to our newest craft project -- we call them Frank, Pete & Mike :) What else would you call a monster, pumpkin and mummy, right? We loved m...
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40 Fall Games - Outdoor Autumn Fun for Kids

Enjoy these Outdoor Fall Games for Kids this season! Fall is the best time to get outside & play a game together!  So many things come to mind when the Autumn weather arrives -- getting outside more often now that it's cooler, he...
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16 Classic Kids Books for Fall & Halloween

Browse these favorite classic Fall and Halloween books for kids - vintage stories that you'll remember reading as a child! I love sharing classic books with my kids, especially ones that I enjoyed as a child and Fall books are my favorites...
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Fall Scavenger Hunt List {w/free printable!}

Enjoy a fun Fall Scavenger Hunt this week with this free printable list of clues! It's that time again -- leaves are changing, animals are preparing for winter and Mother Nature is showing off her true colors. And there's no easier way to...
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10 New Kids' Books about Fall

10 New Kids' Books about Fall

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Halloween Scavenger Hunt with FREE printable

Grab this free printable Halloween Scavenger Hunt game -  perfect for kids, tweens & adults and scout out some of your favorite Halloween sights this month! We've been enjoying some evening walks and the halloween decorations in o...
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