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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Easter Charades Game with FREE Printable Cards

Kids, tween, teens & adults with enjoy this Easter Charades Game with free printable cards (including blank ones to customize)! We love quick & easy holiday-themed games! Especially ones that bring the whole family together for lo...
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Playground Scavenger Hunt {FREE printable!}

Use this free printable Playground Scavenger Hunt and inspire kids to get active while they play! Combining a trip to the playground with a fun scavenger hunt activity for kids is the perfect recipe for an afternoon outdoors. You know how...
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Popcorn Math & Science Experiments for Kids

Elementary & middle school kids will LOVE exploring these math activities & physical change experiment using popcorn! Last year, I shared a list of 100 Ways to Count to 100 and in the post, I mentioned using popcorn as one of the i...
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10 Terrific Road Trip Movies for Kids & Families

Awesome road trip movies for kids & families to watch on car rides or family movie night! We're continuing on with one of our "Best Movies for Kids & Families" lists today. Just in case you missed the previous posts, here are the ...
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17 St. Patrick's Day Games & Activities (free printables!)

Kids, teens & adults will enjoy these FREE printable St. Patrick's Day games & activities! We LOVE seasonal & holiday games -- whether it's searching for clues on an Easter Egg, playing charades during family gatherings or havi...
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30 Animal Life Cycle Project Ideas & Activities

Explore these animal life cycle project ideas and activities that are perfect for preschool and elementary age kids! Did you catch our post on Animal Habitat Project Ideas and Science Activiites? Kids just love to explore all the places t...
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3D Water Cycle Science Project for Kids

Explore science with this 3D Water Cycle science project built with LEGOs®! I love taking a not-so-easy-to-explain topic like The Water Cycle and turning it into a hands-on learning activity where you can see your child's eyes light up as...
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40 Animal Habitats Project Ideas & Science Activities

The topic for this week's Dr. Seuss science activities for kids is animal habitat crafts, activities & project ideas! Diving in to learning about where animals live -- like our recent layers of the ocean zones project for kids  --...
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12 Inspiring Science Movies for Kids

Movies about science & inventors is the focus of this week's kids' movie list! There are a number of wonderful films that will inspire children to tinker and create new things -- check out these 20 kids movies that inspired science and...
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Celebrate Chinese New Year: Exploring Chinese Culture

Celebrate Chinese New Year and explore Chinese culture with these wonderful books and activiites! Wouldn't it be wonderful to travel the world?  To be able to visit beautiful places and experience new cultures would be amazing! But ...
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Refraction of Light Experiment: Easy Science for Kids

Learn about refraction of light with this easy science experiment that can be done at home or in the classroom. Our easy science experiments are back and this week, we're adding a touch of 'magic'! In my experience, you can AMAZE kids wit...
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25 Best Children's Books Made into Movies

A list of favorite children's books made into movies -- perfect for family movie nights, classroom activities and read aloud sessions! I've often used (and recommended) the technique of pairing books with a movie or activity (have you seen...
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50+ FREE Scavenger Hunts for Kids {with printable lists}

50+ FREE Scavenger Hunts for Kids {with printable lists}

A list of more than 50 free printable scavenger hunts for kids that can be used all year long -- great activities for indoor & outdoor fun! You might think it's because they can be a great learning opportunity which is true -- kids hon...
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The Science of Waves: Awesome Sound Experiment for Kids

One of the coolest sound wave experiments your kids will ever try! We love doing simple science experiments and every once in a while, we find a GEM. It's a simple, easy and pretty awesome experiment that explores the science of sound wav...
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7 Lunar Eclipse Activities and Videos for Kids

7 Lunar Eclipse Activities and Videos for Kids

Check out these 2019 Total Lunar Eclipse activities and videos for kids and save the date -- it takes place on January 20th and 21st! Kids of all ages are curious about the night sky -- constellations, planets and especially the moon. And...
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