Tag Archive: Clubs

Using LEGOs to Grow Literacy Skills in 4-H Clubs

4-H Leader and Librarian, Renae Roundtree, found a way to teach not only STEM, but help youth develop a life-long passion for reading.

Books, DVD’s, audio books, magazines and…LEGO’s?  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/15/using-legos-to-grow-literacy-skills-in-4-h-clubs/

Growing Independence Through 4-H Clubs

Today is our final post for this year’s National Volunteer Week Celebration.  We’ve heard from several different types of volunteers- project club leaders, school volunteers, gardening volunteers and SPIN club volunteers.  Today we will hear from Mrs. Linda Jones, a Gadsden County 4-H Community Club Volunteer.  After retiring from a career of teaching, Mrs. Jones stopped …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/15/growing-independence-through-4-h-clubs/

Growing Gardens with 4-H Clubs and Schools

Outgrown clogs can make an excellent container garden.

Outgrown clogs can make an excellent container garden.

Research shows that gardening in school and clubs positively influences youth environmental attitudes, nutritional attitudes, self-esteem, test scores, school attitudes, interpersonal skills, social concerns …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/01/growing-gardens-with-4-h-clubs-and-schools/

Composting With 4-H Clubs

A two liter soda bottle with the top cut off makes a great mini compost bin. This is a a new batch with soil mixed in to experiment with jumpstarting the composting process.

A two liter soda bottle with the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/24/composting-with-4-h-clubs/

Meaningful Recognition in Florida 4-H Clubs

Florida 4-H Recognition Model

Florida 4-H Recognition Model

Recognition is a basic human need and can help build positive self esteem if handled in the right way and is an important part of the Florida 4-H Program.  Whitney Cherry and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/20/meaningful-recognition-in-florida-4-h-clubs/

Creating a Welcoming Environment in 4-H Clubs

4-H Club MeetingHave you ever attended a meeting for the first time and felt a little out of place? Do you remember that nervous feeling; the pit in your stomach of not knowing anyone, not sure if you belonged?  Creating a welcoming environment in 4-H clubs …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/06/creating-a-welcoming-environment-in-4-h-clubs/