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 educator, nature lover and mom to 2 great kids.  Jacquie enjoys exploring 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! More
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35 Free Back to School Printables

These FREE back to school printables for parents & kids are perfect for making life easier as you get ready for that first day of school! Our kids here begin school next week (yikes!).  It's hard to believe that it's almost time ...
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7 Things to do Before the First Day of School

Tips to help you get you ready for the school year & first day of school ideas! I'm sure you heard a few groans as you flipped the calendar to August. School will be starting soon for so many of us and I'll be honest with you, I'm not...
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Ocean Habitat Project: Zones, Sea Animals & Deep Sea Creatures

Create your own ocean zones in a jar to explore habitat, sea animals & deep sea creatures. We've been enjoying some fun books about the ocean and marine animals this summer.  My kids have always been big fans of sea life. There...
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30+ Hands-on STEM Activities for Creative Kids

More than 30+ Science, Engineering, Math and Art Activities for creative kids! I'm very excited about today's post!  But I always get excited when we're sharing awesome ideas that will help parents & educators infuse some fun and...
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17 Things to Do before Summer Ends & FREE Activity Coupons for Kids

Enjoy these fun summer activities near you, grab the FREE Summer activity coupons for kids and enjoy the last few weeks of the season together! Most of us do not like to see Summer end!  Kids don't want to head back to school yet and...
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15 Marvelous Mystery Books for Kids

15 Marvelous Mystery Books for Kids

Enjoy these mystery picture books & chapter books for kids who love playing detective! Do you have a child who loves a good mystery? Our youngest adores detective books -- in fact, when she first started reading on her own, that was the...
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Nighttime Scavenger Hunt - Nocturnal Adventures for Kids

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt - Nocturnal Adventures for Kids

Grab this FREE printable Nighttime Scavenger Hunt list and go explore the outdoors one evening!We LOVE scavenger hunts and have shared quite a few --our Playground Scavenger Hunt is fun throughout the year,holiday hunts include a Halloween ...
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Zoo Scavenger Hunt for Kids {free printable!}

Zoo Scavenger Hunt for Kids {free printable!}

Grab your Zoo Scavenger Hunt and enjoy your next visit with the animals!Does your family enjoy going to the zoo and watching the animals? We love going to observe the animals and see their funny (and interesting) antics and activities....
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Road Trip Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before Your Next Car Trip

Road Trip Checklist: 10 Things to Do Before Your Next Car Trip

Get the car & family ready with this free printable road trip checklist and tips for how to prep for a long car trip! This week's one of those quiet times -- not too much on the calendar.But I know it won't last long --We're waitin...
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Outdoor Photo Scavenger Hunt

Outdoor Photo Scavenger Hunt

Inspire your kids with an awesome Outdoor Photo Scavenger Hunt this week and get them outside!This is a super easy idea that will keep the kids both busy & creative on those long "Mom, I'm bored!" days ;)Plus, Summer is the perfect time...
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License Plate Game | Printable Road Trip Games

License Plate Game | Printable Road Trip Games

The License Plate Game is a great game to play in the car with your kids -- print this free US map of the states and play today!Our family started looking for license plates in our own hometown whenever we were in our car during the long su...
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Glow in the Dark Sensory Bottles & 14 Free July 4th Printable Activities

Glow in the Dark Sensory Bottles & 14 Free July 4th Printable Activities

Celebrate Independence Day with these FREE July 4th printable activities & DIY glow in the dark glitter bottles! I can't believe it's already July! Man, summer sure can fly by if you're not paying attention ;) If you have kids, this wee...
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5 Awesome Activities at Nature Centers Near Me

5 Awesome Activities at Nature Centers Near Me

Tips on finding local nature centers and nature activities near you!When I first started to stay home with our kids full-time, I knew that we HAD to get out of the house each week.While I'll be the first to admit that there are so many fun ...
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FREE Nature Scavenger Hunt {with printable!}

FREE Nature Scavenger Hunt {with printable!}

Get out to explore with this FREE Nature Scavenger Hunt with printable checklist!We love to get out and explore new places as a family -- whether it's hiking a new trail, going on a scavenger or finding a new playground!Print off this outdo...
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9 Favorite Children's Books about Summer Time

9 Favorite Children's Books about Summer Time

Enjoy these favorite children's books about summer that inspire favorite summer time activities!Summer is the time to kick back, relax and enjoy those long, don't-need-a-schedule type of days. Kids relish in having time to explore, cre...
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