INSPIRE KIDS TO DO™

Get the 4-H Healthy Living Activity Guide for 30 hands-on, inspirational activities to help your kid live a healthy lifestyle.

Inspire Kids to Do

The 4-H Inspire Kids to Do campaign helps kids grow into True Leaders through inspirational, hands-on learning experiences.

 

Explore this page to receive hands-on, educational activity ideas for kids, including our latest 4-H activity guides to help inspire even more kids to do, learn and grow.

4-H Healthy Living Activity Guide

  • Eating healthy food, being physically active and taking time for yourself are all important parts of living a healthy lifestyle. That’s why we created the 4‑H Healthy Living Activity Guide with 30 hands-on, educational activities to help your child live a happy, healthy life.

    Preview the 4-H Healthy Living Activity Guide below.

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Featured Activities and Doers of the Month

January

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Fact or Fiction

This activity teaches kids to research a subject of interest online and gauge whether the information they find is trustworthy.

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Pillows for the Homeless

This is a simple, inexpensive craft teaches kids that we can all help someone in need in small but meaningful ways.

4-H Activity Make Your Own First Aid Kit

Family First Aid Kit

What's in your first aid kit? This activity teaches kids how to think through emergency situations and create a practical first aid kit for their family.

A group of Ohio 4-H'ers

Ohio 4-H'ers

A delegation of 4-H youth from Fairfield County, Ohio are working to educate attendees at the State Fair about water conservation methods. Read more about this group of doers.

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Addy Battel & Pearl Daskam

4-H’ers Addy and Pearl are two teens who used their leadership skills gained through 4-H to give back to their hometown through the creation of Meating the Need for Our Village.

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Mayyadah Zagelow

When 4-H’er Mayyadah noticed the inequities her LGBTQ+ friends experienced, she launched the Washington State 4-H Teen Equity & Inclusion Task Force.

4-H teen Aja Capel

Aja Capel

Aja started See Me in STEM with a mission to provide exposure, access, and STEM opportunities to under-represented youth. So far, she's impacted 122+ youth in her community.

4-H teen Dani Jo Thatcher

Dani Jo Thatcher

4-H’er Dani Jo educates youth and adults on opioid addiction and how it impacts lives. Her work helps communities understand the proper use and disposal of opioids.

More Activity Guides

4-H Inspire Kids to Do
Activity Guide

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Download the 4-H Inspire Kids to Do Activity guide for 60 hands-on activities to help your child learn skills in STEM, healthy living, crafting and more.

4-H Holiday
Activity Guide

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Download the 4-H Holiday Activity guide for 15 inspirational activities to help your kid continue during and learning during the holiday season.

Inspired Doers

Inspired Doers

Thank you for helping us reach our goal of 1 MILLION DOERS! Inspire even more doers by using #InspireKidstoDo and sharing photos or videos on social media of your kids doing fun, hands-on activities.

Get Involved with 4-H

Give to Grow True Leaders

Donate to 4-H and help provide more kids the hands-on experiences, support and encouragement they need to thrive. Let’s watch them make the world a better place for all of us.

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Boy and Girl STEM activity

National Youth Science Day

4‑H and Google have launched an exciting National Youth Science Day challenge, Code Your World, which invites kids to get involved in computer science through hands-on doing. Find out how your child can get involved today.

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Stay Up to Date

4-H is empowering six million young people with the skills to lead for a lifetime. Sign up today to find out how 4-H is changing kids' lives and ways you can get involved.

Discover Youth Voices

In 4‑H, we believe in the power of young people. 4‑H Youth Voices places the spotlight on the diverse perspectives of youth from all beliefs and backgrounds who are creating positive change in the world around us.

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