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4‑H at Home: Water Bottle Rockets, Bicycles & Embryology

This week’s activities feature lessons in making water bottle rockets, bicycles and embryology. Visit the links to learn more about the activity and check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on, educational resources for all young people Water Bottle Rocket Recommended age: Grades 3-12 Courtesy of New Mexico State University, New Mexico 4‑H Get…
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Open Letter: Celebrating 4‑H’ers and 4‑H Alumni in the Class of 2020

Congratulations 2020 graduates! While this may not be the graduation and celebration you looked forward to, it will surely be one that you will never forget. You thrived. Through adversity and uncertainty, you made it! Whether you’re a new or longtime 4‑H alum, I have a feeling you made it this far with help from…

4‑H at Home: Dog Training, Bees & Cloud Dough

This week’s featured activities include lessons in dog training, baking cloud dough and bees! Be sure to visit the links to learn more about the activity and check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on, educational resources for all young people. 4‑H Dog Training Project Recommended age: Grades 3-12 Courtesy of University of Missouri,…

4‑H at Home: Origami, Baking & Space

Space Grant Consortium STEAM Academy Recommended age: Grades 3-12 Courtesy of Iowa State University, Iowa 4‑H Learn about topics relating to space and NASA with these at-home STEAM activities! Learn about Space! Origami Project Recommended age: Grades 3-12 Courtesy of New Mexico State University, New Mexico 4‑H Learn how to fold origami by following along…
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4‑H at Home: How to Build an Amazing Box Fort

In the past few weeks of staying put at home, you’ve likely cycled through all of the usual children’s activities, and you’ve probably even dug deep to resurrect some classic pastimes from your childhood. So it’s only a matter of time before your family tackles the tried-and-true box fort. If your quarantine team is ready…
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4‑H at Home: Solar Energy, Crafts & Yoga

This week’s featured activities include lessons in sola energy, yoga, and craft ideas that are perfect for the whole family! Be sure to visit the links to learn more about the activity and check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on, educational resources for all young people. Solar Energy Recommended age: Grades 3-12 Courtesy…

4‑H at Home: Butterflies, Omelets & Journaling

Each week, 4‑H will be sharing four at-home learning resources from 4‑H programs across the country. Visit the links to learn more about the activity and check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on, educational resources for all young people. This week’s featured activities include mindfulness, cooking, and butterflies! 4‑H Butterfly Adventures Recommended age:…

4‑H Talks Virtual Learning and Access
with Trevor Noah and Microsoft

Virtual communication and virtual learning have quickly become a permanent fixture in the daily lives of millions of young people in the United States. Delivering critical learning resources, social-emotional support, and a sense of belonging to all youth who may need us has always been at the forefront of the 4‑H mission. 4‑H reaches and…

4‑H at Home: Financial Literacy, Indoor Gardening & Engineering

4‑H Smart Cents Boredom Buster Activities Recommended age: Grades 6-9 Courtesy of University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska 4‑H Activities sponsored by TD Ameritrade Explore two financial literacy lessons from the 4‑H Smart Cents program! It includes the following Boredom Buster webinars: Monday, April 27: I Really Need That: This activity will help youth think about and…

Celebrate National Physics Day with Fun, At-Home Physics Lessons for Kids

April 24 is National Physics Day, so what better time to help your kids appreciate this fascinating branch of natural science? Physics is a scientific practice that seeks to understand the way the universe behaves by examining properties of matter and energy. So it’s a great way of explaining so many of the questions that…

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