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At-Home Financial Lessons for Kids

These are complex times, and financial worries are at the front door for many of us. It’s situations like these that highlight the significance of financial health. That’s why there’s never been a better time to teach your kids about financial basics. Earlier this year, we rolled out our first set of financial literacy lessons…

3 Ways You Benefit from the CARES Act When Supporting 4‑H Youth

WHAT IS THE CARES ACT? The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a $2 trillion stimulus bill passed by Congress in response to COVID-19. This bill provides special tax incentives and encourages Americans to continue making charitable gifts to nonprofits like 4‑H. HOW DOES THE CARES ACT APPLY TO YOU? While most…

4‑H Interview with a Rural Electrical Engineer

As it turns out, STEM careers aren’t just in cities If you live in a rural community, you probably know the farming and agriculture jobs available to you. But did you know that STEM careers exist no matter where you live? It’s true: Science- and tech-centric careers don’t just happen in urban areas. Regardless of…

4‑H at Home: Animal Science

This week’s collection of 4‑H at Home activities is all about animals! Visit the links to learn more about the activity, and don’t forget, check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on learning resources for kids of all ages. 4‑H Livestock Camp Recommended age: Grades 3-5 Courtesy of Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma 4‑H Become…
4-H youth doing a robotics activity

Let’s Close the Opportunity Gap. Together.

As the president and CEO of National 4‑H Council, there is nothing more important to me than ensuring America’s young people have the skills to lead and change the world. I have dedicated my career to supporting children and their families, and I have never seen a more urgent need for investment in young people…

4‑H at Home: Gardening & Plant Science

It’s harvesting season! Now is a perfect time to teach kids about gardening and plant science, explored in this week’s collection of 4‑H at Home activities. Visit the links to learn more about the activity, and don’t forget, check back every Monday for new ideas and hands-on learning resources for kids of all ages. 4‑H…

4‑H at Home: Cooking & Nutrition

Kids will explore new foods and adopt healthier eating habits with this week’s 4‑H at Home activities on food and nutrition! 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. Ice Cream in a Bag Recommended age: Grades Pre-K-12…

4‑H at Home: Coding & Computers

Kids will love this week’s 4‑H at Home activities, which explore coding and computers! 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. Can-Can Robot Recommended age: grades 3-5 Courtesy of HughesNet, University of California & University of Nebraska-Lincoln…

4 Great Outdoor Activities to Do With Kids This Summer

These outside-the-box ideas are perfect for this strange summer of coronavirus, but great for any other year, too. With sleep-away camps – as well as band, sports, and other camps – mostly closed this summer due to the coronavirus, it might feel like your kids are missing out on a lot of summer fun and…

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