CLOVER: Creative Writing, Abstract Art & Jewelry Making

By National 4-H Council June 15, 2020

Kids will discover and unlock their creativity with this week’s lessons in photography, creative writing, jewelry making, and abstract art! 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.

Creative Writing

Recommended age: Grades 3-12

Courtesy of Purdue University, Indiana 4‑H

Explore creative writing with this simple and fun activity the whole family can do together.

Start Writing! 


Recommended age: Grades 3-12

Courtesy of Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma 4‑H

Learn about monochromatic photography with this video made by a 4‑H’er.

Snap Some Pics! 

Jewelry Making

Recommended age: Grades 3-12

Courtesy of New Mexico State University, New Mexico 4‑H

Follow along with this video to learn how to make a leather bracelet! Supplies needed include leather cord, eye pin, jump rings, beads, clasp, round nose pliers, wire cutter, and flat nose pliers.

Start Accessorizing! 

Abstract Art

Recommended age: Grades Pre-K-12

Courtesy of University of Kentucky, Kentucky 4‑H

Learn about abstract art and create your own abstract art project by following along with this video. Supplies needed include a flat canvas, acrylic paint, container of water, cover for workspace, paper plate, paint brushes and craft sticks or cotton swabs.

Explore Art!

More Weekly Lessons:

CLOVER: Gardening, Exercise & Wildlife

Water Bottle Rockets, Bicycles & Embryology

Dog Training, Bees & Cloud Dough

Origami, Baking & Space

Butterflies, Omelets & Journaling