4-H at Home
Your Oklahoma 4-H Faculty has gathered the following resources for you. We hope this information will help as you navigate the new experience of having your youth at home during the school year. Challenge your youth to explore and pick a few activities; help them gather the materials and then work on the activities together. We wish you all the best.
Resources for Every Project
Oklahoma Youth inspired Facebook page featuring activity videos focusing on Expressive Arts, Health, STEM, Agriculture, and much more. These video activities are intended for youth (and parents) at home.
The following link from UpgradedPoints will take you to an article for even more virtual tours. From all kinds of amusement parks around the world, to the Colosseum in Rome. There are over 100 different virtual tours for you to take. Thank you to the whole team who put this article together and reached out to us about it.
The following link from Washington State 4-H program contains many useful resources for youth and families to explore: Washington State 4-H Resources
Utah 4-H has developed many project guides for use during 4-H meetings and for member exploration: Utah - Discover 4-H Clubs
National 4-H Council
4-H at Home Sheets
- Food and Fun
- Goal Setting Tree
- Healthy Snacks
- Science Experiments
- Sun Smart
- Art Education
- Learning Art through Civic Engagement, STEAM, and Healthy Living
- How to Toon
- Arts Activities
Farm Bill/Ag Policy Curriculum:
From the Farm Gate to You Plate, the Farm Bill affects us all! Our five-lesson online curriculum for youth in 7th to 12th grades is designed to inform youth about key milestones of the farm bill and how it is affects farmers, ranchers and rural families today.
- Interview Questions
- True Leaders in Service
- Youth Service Day
- Think Action Packed - This is a service offered by motivational speaker Kyle Willkom, 2018 Roundup. There are over 100 short videos for middle school and high school students from the experts! All you have to do is register with an email address but all content is free!
- Research a community topic that interests you, discuss it with a caring adult and write a letter to a decision maker of why you feel your chosen topic is important.
- Develop a flier for a chosen community topic to help educate the public about a topic.
- Plan out a service learning project utilizing a planning guide. Make sure to consult a caring adult to help you develop that plan!
- Learn about an organization in your community (Lions, Rotary, Kiwanis, etc.) and find ways to partner with their projects.
- Citizen Advocacy Center - Learn how a bill is written into a law using the “How to Draft a Bill.”
- Family Tree Template - Learn about your family. Try filling out a family tree and learning about your family heritage.
- Thank You Notes - Write thank you notes to those that are important to you.
- NASA Fun things to do at Home - NASA Videos and Educational Activities for grades 5-8
- NASA STEM on Station - Experiments from the International Space Station (ISS)
- OK4H STEM Videos - Quick experiment videos to teach STEM
- Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom - Lessons with educational activities to introduce youth to agriculture and much more
- CS FIRST - A free computer science curriculum, from Google, that makes coding easy to teach and fun to learn.
- SciStarter - Looking for a fun Citizen Science Project? Research, Study, Collect and Report Data from your backyard
- Pitsco Education - "STEM at Home"
Let your imagination soar as you explore a multitude of amazing places and learn about a host of life experiences without ever leaving your favorite comfy spot
Virtual Tour resources compiled by University of Connecticut 4-H program.
- Virtual Field Trips
- Discovery Education
- Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
- San Diego Zoo Kids
- The Louvre Museum
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
- The Smithsonian
- Visit Cities Around the World
- Ellis Island
- National Zoo in Washington, DC
- Virtual Farm Tour
- US National Parks
- Buckingham Palace
- Virtual Disney Rides