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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 share unique ideas and activities for you to try at home, in the classroom, around your city and on the road.



Some of our regular items include:

  • Ideas for increasing  your child’s curiosity
  • Ways to weave books into everyday activities & local outings
  • Tips for exploring new places with your family
  • Fun outdoor & nature activities
  • Reviews of toys, books and techie items that connect with your child’s interests
  • Suggestions for how to integrate learning activities into everyday life (sometimes without your kids knowing – kind of like hiding the veggies in the pasta sauce)


Blog Features

Fun & Learning – kids activities that encourage them to think, create and discover new things, all while having fun in the process!

Family Friendly Home – tons of great, easy ways to make your home more family-friendly (not only for the kids, but for the adults too!).

Teaching Life Skills – we’ll talk about how to encourage those little things that kids need to know before they go off on their own:  helping around the house, saving & spending money (the right way!), packing a suitcase, etc. 

Travel Fun – ideas for exploring new attractions, tips for family vacations and reviews of great places to visit!

Building Your Home Library – great reviews of kids lit (both old and new books) along with suggestions on how to build an amazing home library.

Healthy Habits – ways to keep your kids, and yourself, healthy – and pass along these habits.

Making Memories – simple ways to find time to connect with your kids.


Start Exploring

If this is your first visit, we’d like to suggest a few posts for you to enjoy:


Kids Books

15 Vintage Summer Reads for Kids

Map Activities for Kids

Free Read-aloud & Read to Me Books Online


Get Outdoors

Playground Scavenger Hunt

8 Ways to Enjoy the National Parks

17 Fun Fall Activities


STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering & Math)

Fun Ways to Teach Kids about Science

Engineering Books & Resources

12 Building Materials for Kids


Family Travel

The Ultimate Road Trip Guide for Families

ABC’s of Family Field Trips


Connect with Your Kids

34 Ways to Be a Fun Parent

12 Important Things to Tell Kids

Thanks for visiting – please leave your questions and comments as we love to hear from our readers! 

Take care and we hope to see you often for some great edventures!

~ Jacquie