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!

24 Printable Easter Coupons for Kids & Teens

24 Printable Easter Coupons for Kids & Teens

Great ideas for non candy Easter egg fillers or Easter basket stuffers -- This colorful set of Easter Coupons for kids, tweens & teens are perfect! In our house, everyone gets an Easter basket no matter how old you may be! I guess the ...
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Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

Try this glow in the dark Easter Egg Hunt with your family -- a great outdoor egg hunt idea for all ages! I think we've officially done them all now -- indoor egg hunts, outdoor hunts, community egg hunts and this year, a super awesome nig...
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20 Easter Games and Activities (with FREE printables!)

Enjoy Easter at home with these FREE printable Easter games, coloring pages and activitities for kids, tweens, teens and adults! For our family, Easter has always been a quiet at-home type of holiday.  Since much of our family lives f...
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Can You Dye Brown Eggs for Easter? A Fun Science Project!

Kids will enjoy this easy Easter-themed science experiment as we find out -- Can you dye brown eggs for Easter? Thanks to my not-so-quick thinking last Easter, we were treated to an unexpected, yet fun science experiment. During my grocer...
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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 printable Easter games and activities on hand for the holiday!  Especially on...
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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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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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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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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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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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40 Animal Habitats Project Ideas & Science Activities

The topic for this week's Dr. Seuss science activities for kids is animal habitat project ideas and activities! Diving in to learning about where animals live -- like our recent layers of the ocean zones habitat project for kids  -- i...
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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 Activities? Kids just love to explore all the places t...
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