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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Outdoor Easter Egg Hunt with Printable Clues

Enjoy this DIY Outdoor Easter Egg Hunt with printable clues & Egg Hunt sign too! We have so many people who LOVE our original Easter Egg Hunt with clues that can be used inside any home. But what about an outdoor egg hunt for those ye...
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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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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!}

Grab a copy of this FREE Spring Scavenger Hunt printable and inspire kids to get some outdoor time! There's nothing like a spring-themed scavenger hunt to get kids outside to appreciate the season :) Today's hunt is perfect for the coming...
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St Patrick's Day Photo Scavenger Hunt {FREE printable!}

St Patrick's Day Photo Scavenger Hunt {FREE printable!}

Grab a copy of this printable St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt list and challenge your kids to find their 'pot o' gold'! Almost anyone will tell you that you don't have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick's Day (and that you should be sur...
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100 Fun Things to Do in Spring!

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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17 Spring Scavenger Hunt Ideas & Games (w/FREE printables!)

Spring scavenger hunt ideas & games that inspire kids of all ages to enjoy the outdoors! This week's round-up of FREE printable scavenger hunts for kids includes a variety of Spring Scavenger Hunt ideas and printable games to play outs...
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Outdoor Spring Scavenger Hunt for Kids {free printable list!}

Outdoor Spring Scavenger Hunt for Kids {free printable list!}

Head outside with this FREE printable Spring Scavenger Hunt list and look for signs of Spring! I so hope Spring is coming soon! We've got an AWESOME list 17 Spring Scavenger Hunts & Games that we want to get started on ;) In hopes of ...
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14 Winter Science Experiments & STEM Activities

Try a few of these winter science experiments that explore snow, ice and cold temperatures! As if the past ten months haven't been historic enough, it seems that we are making history once again with one of the most brutal cold snaps in de...
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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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12 Must-Read Books for Black History Month

Enjoy these Must-Read picture books and read alouds for Black History Month! February is Black History Month, a time celebrate the achievements of African Americans and learn about both the famous and not-as-well-known people who changed t...
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Kindness Scavenger Hunt (free printable!)

Grab the FREE printable Kindness Scavenger Hunt and inspire kids to find love and kindness around them with at home or in school! While we already have a printable Valentine's Day scavenger hunt, I wanted to create something a little diffe...
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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!}

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...
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10 Groundhog Day Science Activities & Books

Try these Groundhog Day science activities & books for kids that explore shadow science experiments, weather predictions and more seasonal fun! February 2nd is Groundhog's Day - the halfway point of winter.  If you've got kids, y...
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