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!

Perfectly Pumpkin Contest

    Are you crazy for carving pumpkins?  Or maybe your have a killer recipe for pumpkin bread?!  We've got a great group of bloggers who want you to showcase your 'pumpkin creations'!...
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Online October Book Club

    It's time to choose your book for the Virtual October Book Club!  You can learn more about our Online Book Club for Kids or visit our September book and activity for more fun ideas!  You can also connect with us o...
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Whoo's Up for Owl Fun!

Whoo's Up for Owl Fun!

  Welcome to our Fall learning series where you'll find kids books, activities and fun ways to learn all focused on Autumn topics. Our theme for this week is Owls!  Owls are amazing creatures and kids will enjoy learning about ...
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World Animal Day 2012: What Animals Teach Kids

To celebrate World Animal Day on October 4th, I'm joining a wonderful group of kid bloggers from around the world to share posts about why children love animals! We are definately an animal family!  We have pets, love to visit attract...
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October Fun at the Weekly Kid's Co-op

    Can you believe October is almost here!  And what's the best part of October (well, besides the wonderfully cool weather :) -- beautiful leaves!! I love to see the leaves change in the fall - colors of red, yellow and ...
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The Weekly Kids Co-op: It's Autumn!

    The first day of Autumn is Saturday, Sept. 22nd!  How will you celebrate?  Maybe an outdoor hike, or some leaf-peeping?  There might be a fall festival in your area that would be great fun too! ...
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Fall Art Project for Kids: Textured Pumpkin Patch

Create this Pumpkin Patch craft using a textured art technique with items from around the house!We had a great time with our September activitiy for the Online Kids Book Club.  The author of the month is Lois Ehlert and (after reading ...
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Weekly Kids Co-op: Fall Fun

Fall is right around the corner and we've got some great activities, crafts and books for you to enjoy with the kids!...
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17 Fun Fall Activities

    Connect with us on Facebook for more fun ideas!!   When's the last time your kid looked under a rock?  Fall is the perfect time to be outdoors and enjoy the foliage, the weather and time with each ot...
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Join the Online Book Club for Kids

I'm so excited to be joining more than 20 other kid bloggers to host a virtual (online) book club for kids!  Really, it's a book club for families - a great way to introduce kids to wonderful authors, quality books and fun activities. ...
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It's the Weekly Kids Co-op

Welcome to the Weekly Kids Co-op -- a great place to find kids activities, crafts and fun things to do!...
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DIY Halloween Countdown Calendar

Countdown the days to Halloween with this DIY calendar and some great activity ideas! My kids just LOVE countdown calendars!   "How many more days until..." -- it's always so much easier to wait if you have something fun to do :-) &nbs...
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New Ideas to Inspire You This Fall

 I love Autumn!  It's my favorite season - cool days, beautiful colors, fun things to do with the kids and a great time to enjoy nature!...
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A Family Vacation in Rocky Mountain National Park

  Have you ever thought about visiting a national park?  We've visited quite a few local and state parks - all beautiful -- but nothing compares to our visit at Rocky Mountain National Park this summer! I was so enthralled with...
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The Weekly Kids Co-op

Welcome to the Kid's Co-op!  A great place to find new ideas for kids activities, crafts and adventures from bloggers around the world.  I love the diversity of the posts that we get each week, and it's so fun to see what everyone...
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