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!

12 Important Things to Tell Kids

  We had a mishap at our house this week - our youngest leaned on the soap holder while showering and ripped it (along with some tiles) off the wall!  I realized that I have told my kids to rinse their hair really well, check ...
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Fun with the Borrowers & Arrietty

  As a child, I loved the idea that 'little people' might be living in our house.  Books like "The Borrowers" and "The Littles" allowed for much imagination and creative thinking on my part.  When "The Secret World of Arri...
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Fun Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year

  Exploring the world and learning about different cultures is an important way to help your kids to grow.  Kids enjoy learning about new cultures and how others around the world live, work and celebrate.  One fun way to do...
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Challenge Your Family This Year

Has your family made a new year's resolution to get in shape?  Or eat better?  If so, have your family join the Presidential Active Lifestyle challenge this year and get healthier together!...
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Why Every Home Needs a Map

Lately, some of the most common questions in our house are "Mom, do you know where this country is?" Or "I heard about this place on the news/in school, how far away is it?"  And with the Olympic Games this summer, I imagine that we'...
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12 Family Resolutions for 2012

How would you like to make a resolution that you know you’ll keep this year?  How about 12?  I know what you’re thinking, sometimes it’s impossible to keep one resolution, much less 12 - but here’s the plan:  one reso...
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Give Yourself a Gift - 1 Hour in Nature

  Let's face it, most of us have been stuck inside too much lately.    Running thru the mall, wrapping and baking, attending the kids' performances and parties.  We all spend a lot of time indoors at this time of the ...
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Welcome to 'Edventures with Kids'

Welcome to the 'Edventures with Kids' Blog!  We’re so happy you’ve stop by to Discover, Learn & Connect with us.  Our goal is to help you keep kids creative, curious & connected to the world around them!  We shar...
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"When Did They Get So Big" Moments

So, what was it for you? Which moment caused you to stop and say "Where did the time go?" or "I can’t believe that they’ve grown so quickly!" Sometimes it’s those big moments – their first steps, the first day of Kindergarten or...
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8 Ways to Give Kids a BIG Canvas

Kids love BIG! Kids love art! Give them a chance to do both together and you’ll be their Hero! Instead of drawing on paper, or painting on an easel, think outside of the box for other ways to allow your kids to express their creativity. ...
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