Clover Kids Community Service Ideas
Each month do one thing to help your grandparents.
Adopt a “grandparent” in your neighborhood.
Put on a talent show for a local nursing home or preschool.
Go Christmas caroling.
Collect clothes/toys/food for a needy family.
Develop, discuss, and post a plan for a fire drill in your home.
Help plant a garden at a nursing home.
Wear your Clover Kids T-shirt during National 4-H Week in October.
Distribute valentines to shut-ins.
Bake/make homemade items for home bound neighbors.
Clean cages at the animal shelter.
March in a town festival.
Have a car wash.
Contribute to a clothing/food/toy drive.
Make signs for churches for community centers on tornado and fire safety.
Take small plants for children in a hospital so they can watch it grow.
Adopt a community spot and keep it clean.
Plant flowers in a community.
Visit residents in a nursing home.
Make a book about the residents using stories and pictures form your visit.
Make healthy snacks (muffins, trail mix, breads) for the elderly.
A printable (.pdf) version of this page is also available here: Clover Kids Community Service Ideas (PDF)
Games & Activities
- 4-H Clubs
- 4-H Clover Kids
- 4-H Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM)
- Growing in the Garden
- Iowa 4-H Afterschool
- Iowa 4-H AmeriCorps
- Service Learning
- Exploratorium: Hands-on Activities
- Extension-Science, Engineering, Technology (E-Set)
- Magic School Bus]
Food and Nutrition/Healthy Living