CLOVER: Butterflies, Omelets & Journaling

By National 4-H Council April 30, 2020

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: Grades Pre-K – 5

Courtesy of University of Illinois, Illinois 4-H

Embark on a virtual butterfly adventure! Follow along with daily updates, fun facts, activities, and more while watching caterpillars turn into butterflies.

Watch the transformation!

Meals in a Mug (Omelet)

Recommended age: Grades 9-12

Courtesy of Purdue University, Indiana 4-H

Follow along with a quick and easy breakfast recipe in a mug!

Recipe: Crack 2 eggs into a mug. Add 2 tsp of milk or water and a dash of your seasoning of choice. Add 2 Tbsp of shredded cheese and other vegetables or meats of choice. Stir and then microwave for 30 seconds. Microwave for an additional 45-75 seconds. Let it sit for 1 minute. Enjoy!

Enjoy breakfast in a mug!

Virtual 4-H Recess

Recommended age: Grades Pre-K – 12

Courtesy of Louisiana State University, Louisiana 4-H

Explore a variety of hands-on, at-home activities while encouraging learning and critical thinking for the whole family!

Get moving at home!

Ohio 4‑H Healthy Living Journal

Recommended age: Grades 3-12

Courtesy of The Ohio State University, Ohio 4-H

Downloadable mindfulness activities are posted multiple times per week and include writing, drawing, arts, and prompts.

Practice mindfulness!