This week, 4‑H introduces activities from the new Virtual 4‑H Camp! 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.
Paint a Rainforest
Recommended age: Grades 3-8
Courtesy of Utah State University, Utah 4‑H
In this activity, kids will combine science and painting to learn about jungles, rain forests, and the world around them. They will learn watercolors, oil pastels, and how they work together to create a unique jungle scene.
This activity is part of the Virtual 4‑H Camp. Check back weekly to explore fun learning activities in arts and crafts, STEM, and food and nutrition, as well as additional camp resources and gear to help your kid continue growing and learning all summer long.
Explore Virtual 4‑H Camp
Recommended age: Grades Pre-K-5
Courtesy of University of Maine, Maine 4‑H
Learn how to create a simple chemical reaction that can make baggies explode!
Fizz, Bubble & Goo
Recommended age: Grades K-3
Courtesy of Iowa State University, Iowa 4‑H
Explore the wonders of science with this curriculum that can be adapted for at-home use.
Enjoy Science at Home
Perfect Stay-at-Home Projects
Recommended age: Grades 3-12
Courtesy of The Ohio State University, Ohio 4‑H
Explore 20 different 4‑H project ideas perfect for completing at home!
Start your 4‑H Project
More Weekly Lessons:
Helpers, Heroes & History
DNA, Fruit Batteries & Water Camp
Creative Writing, Abstract Art & Jewelry Making
Gardening, Exercise & Wildlife
Water Bottle Rockets, Bicycles & Embryology
Dog Training, Bees & Cloud Dough