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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20 STEM Activities Inspired by Kids Movies

These STEM activities & science experiments paired with favorite kids movies are a great way to learn!  I know a lot of families (including ours!) enjoy seeing some of the new kids movies that come to theaters or sharing old favor...
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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 din...
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17 Spring Scavenger Hunt Ideas & Games

Spring scavenger hunt ideas & games that inspire kids of all ages to enjoy the outdoors! It seems that no matter where we go lately, there's always some new to see -- baby bunnies, beautiful buds on trees, flowers blooming ... Plus s...
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How to Make a Barometer: DIY Science Project

Try this cool & easy science experiment -- make a barometer to measure air pressure and weather changes! With Spring comes crazy weather! One day it's raining, the next might bring snow or winds so strong they'll push you right over. ...
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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! Even though we already have a wonderful Early Spring Scavenger Hunt, it's in list format (but, oh so colorful & quite a challenge!) To...
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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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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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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 of 100 Fun Spring Activities that we want to get started on ;) So in hopes of warme...
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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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The BEST Spring Books for Kids

Enjoy some seasonal reading with the BEST books about Spring! I don't know about you but I've kinda had it with winter this year -- I am ready to move on to a change of the seasons! So here's my plan -- I think if we all think 'sunny' th...
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9 Totally NOT Boring History Movies for Kids

Inspire kids to learn about the past with these great history movies that are perfect to us in the classroom or at home! In last week's kids' feature films list, we featured 12 Inspring Science Movies about Inventors -- this week, we're fo...
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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

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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