4-H Cloverbuds are youth ages 5 and in kindergarten to age 8, and are the youngest participants in the 4-H Club Program. The primary goal of the 4-H Cloverbud Program is to promote healthy development-- physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally through a period of rapid and often uneven development. The 4-H Cloverbud Program has been designed to meet the very special needs of these 5 to 8 year olds.
The 4-H Cloverbud Program is:
Goals of the 4-H Clover Program are for youth to develop:
Are you a 4-H Cloverbud leader or parent of a Cloverbud? This page has resources that may be helpful to you. We also have a number of Cloverbud resources in a wide range of project areas at the 4-H Office.
If you have questions about any of these resources, or if you would like to find out more about the 4-H Cloverbud Program, please call the 4-H office at 607-753-5077 or stop in to see us.
Iowa State University Extension CloverKids lessons and
suggested websites for K-3 resources. All materials can be downloaded
free of charge.
Ohio 4-H Cloverbuds Connection Provides a quarterly newsletter which features research based activities, suggestions for leaders, and a healthy snack idea. Contains an archive of all the past activities featured on the "Click it, Print it, Do it" link on the left hand menu. All materials can be downloaded free of charge.
How Stuff Works Great place to start for curious youngsters . . . and adults!
KidSpace Fun stuff to do from the Internet Public Library Youth Division.
Science for Kids Educational resources designed by the American Chemical Society. Hands-on activities are designed for K-8 youth with materials available in English and Spanish. All materials can be downloaded free of charge.
PBS Kids Resources for parents and educators in several subject areas such as Health & Fitness, Math, Science, and The Arts. All topics are found on the main page where you can search within the topic for specific content.
Last updated March 30, 2015