4-H Cooking Activities

Explore fun, diverse cooking activities for kids.

4-H Cooking Activities

4-H is committed to providing fun, hands-on activities that will inspire your child to continue doing and learning all year long. That’s why we’re sharing three educational activities that combine cooking, food diversity, and food science to show kids that healthy living can be fun, creative, and tasty. Try one or all three activities below to get started.

Start with the 4-H Pledge

I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
My heart to greater loyalty,
My hands to larger service,
and my health to better living, 
for my club, my community, my country, and my world.

4-H youth cooking a healthy meal
4-H youth cooking
4-H youth make healthy meals at home

Shop 4-H Curriculum and Products

Shop 4-H offers university-backed curriculum, educational kits, products and supplies to expand your knowledge of cooking, food, and nutrition.

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4-H Clover Cookie Cutter

Bring 4-H into your kitchen with this metal 4-H cookie cutter. This cutter makes for an excellent cooking competition or food demonstration prize.

$1.25

4-H Cooking 101 Curriculum from Shop 4-H

4-H Cooking 101

Grades: 6-12

Learn to avoid spreading germs while cooking, measure and mix ingredients, test baked goods for doneness, brown meat, and set the table for a family meal.

$10.50

 
4-H clover aprons from Shop 4-H

4-H Clover Apron

All good cooks need an apron when they are whisking around the kitchen! Cook in style while showing your 4-H pride!

$15.95

 
4-H oven mitt from Shop 4-H

4-H Oven Mitt

Turn up the heat in the kitchen while showing off your 4-H pride! The 4-H Oven Mitt makes a great gift for the chef in your home.

 

$7.95

 
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Fresh Chefs Cooking Essentials Bundle

The Fresh Chefs Cooking Essentials Bundle helps young chefs learn their way around the kitchen. Set includes a spatula, measuring cups, and 2 Flex-it cutting boards.

 

$15.99

 
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Fantastic Foods: Six Easy Bites

Grades: 3-12

 

This food activity guide helps kids learn about different food ingredients, characteristics, and safety issues.

 

$8.95

 

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