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!

Christmas Around the World: Map Activity {w/free printable!}

Christmas Around the World: Map Activity {w/free printable!}

Enjoy learning about Christmas Around the World with this free printable Geography activity! I love to find fun ways to integrate maps & geography activities for the kids throughout the year -- and during the holidays, this is so easy ...
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12 Days of Christmas Activities {with printables!}

12 Days of Christmas Activities {with printables!}

  Customize your own 12 Days of Christmas activities with these printable countdown ideas & done-for-you holiday planners! Is life too busy for the holiday traditions you love (like doing a countdown to Christmas with your kids?!...
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30 Christmas Science Experiments & STEM Activities

30 Christmas Science Experiments & STEM Activities

Inspire some holiday learning with these awesome Christmas science experiments & STEM activities! Christmas is my favorite time of year!  Time to relax with family, enjoy some Christmas games & even squeeze in some holiday lea...
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12 Christmas Minute to Win It Games for Kids and Adults

12 Christmas Minute to Win It Games for Kids and Adults

We're pulling together some fun  "Minute to Win It" Christmas games for kids, teens and adults -- fun to do at home or for parties and so easy to set up -- like this "What's in the Stocking" Christmas Minute to Win It game! Since we'l...
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25+ Free Printable Christmas Games & Activities for Kids

A great collection of free printable Christmas games & activities to keep your kids entertained the whole month of December! The holiday season is upon us!  And it's time to play a few free printable Christmas games together! It'...
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Thanksgiving Day Parade Scavenger Hunt (FREE printable!)

This FREE printable Thanksgiving Day Parade scavenger hunt is perfect whether you're watching the parade at home or going to see one live! We love to have fun things to do on Thanksgiving Day -- like these FREE Thanksgiving coloring pages ...
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FREE Thanksgiving Coloring Pages for Adults and Kids

Enjoy these free printable Thanksgiving Coloring pages for kids, tweens, teens and adults! We love having multi-generational activities available at family gatherings (like these printable Thanksgiving Games for all ages!) and Thanksgiving...
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100 Advent Calendar Activities and Ideas {free printables!}

100 Advent Calendar Activities and Ideas {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 was our Advent Activities!  It was a Christmas traditi...
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20 Free Thanksgiving Printable Activities for Kids

Kids will LOVE these free Thanksgiving printable activities that are perfect for a holiday countdown or a fun way to decorate the kids' table! Thanksgiving is right around the corner & I’ve been busy preparing for both Thanksgiving d...
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100+ Printable Advent Calendar Ideas & Christmas Countdown Activities

100+ Printable Advent Calendar Ideas & Christmas Countdown Activities

  TONS of printable Advent calendar activities & ideas for your Christmas countdown that help you focus on making memories this season! Every year, I promise myself that I won't get overwhelmed with the busyness of the season. I...
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25 Christmas Countdown Ideas & Advent Calendar Activities

25 Christmas Countdown Ideas & Advent Calendar Activities

25 Christmas Countdown Ideas and activities perfect for toddlers, kids, teens and family! I don't know about you but once December 1st rolls around, my kids turn into math wizards -- they are able to let you know at a moments notice how ma...
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10 Printable Thanksgiving Games for Kids & Adults

  Kids, teens and adults will enjoy these FUN printable Thanksgiving Games for Adults & Kids -- perfect for holiday gatherings! Thanksgiving is right around the corner and one of our most visited posts is our "What's on My Phone"...
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Thanksgiving Gratitude Photo Scavenger Hunt Game {w/free printable!}

Print this free Thanksgiving Photo Gratitude Scavenger Hunt that you play with your smartphone & get the whole family involved in showing why they are thankful this year! I was thinking a new game would be fun for all ages -- we love t...
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10 Thanksgiving Books for Kids about Gratitude & Traditions

A great list of Thanksgiving books about being thankful & funny Thanksgiving stories! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays -- a time to talk about gratitude (try these free printable Family Conversation Starters that focus on gr...
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27 Free Printable Thanksgiving Games & Activities

These fun & free printable 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...
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