4-H At Home Learning Resources

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The Iowa 4-H product team has curated a wide variety of youth-led learning resources that are available for at-home learning. All of the resources below are publicly available for you and your family to use. Our goal is to provide resources that young people can use to stay engaged in learning while out of school.

Our Iowa 4-H staff are continuing to curate additional resources. For a full listing of resources that can be filtered and sorted by grade and topic, please visit our online spreadsheet of at-home learning resources.

Weekly Challenges: Food and Nutrition Week

  • Monday: STEM Explore how Iowa farmers grow crops for food and other products.
  • Tuesday: Clover Kids Discover how pizza is made by listening to a book, taking a virtual field trip, and creating pizza artwork.
  • Wednesday: Healthy Living Expand your creativity and cooking skills by participating in the Grilled Cheese Challenge!
  • Thursday: Civic Engagement Use your hands to larger service for pets in your community! Learn how to make healthy pet treats that you can donate to an animal shelter.
  • Friday: Visual Arts Plan a meal and make it beautiful by learning about table setting.

Highlighted Programs

Ongoing Interactive Online Experiences

  • Living Room Learning Series, Nebraska 4-H Each day, youth will participate in a hands-on virtually guided activity where they will learn about healthy living, science, technology, and more! Each session will focus on a new activity that can be done with materials found at home. Youth do not need to be 4-H members to participate.
  • Credit Craze, Michigan 4-H is a series of online courses in money management. Registration is required.
  • Boredom Buster Challenge, Nebraska 4-H Mondays and Wednesdays at 2PM Central, young people can participate in a hands-on virtually guided challenge.

General Project Area Learning

  • Project Area Hot Sheets, Iowa 4-H a free series of over thirty topic-based resources with ideas for learning and exploring project areas like photography, veterinary science, communication and much more. Grades 4-12
  • UKnow How-To Video Series, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is a series of videos on a wide variety of subjects, intended for older youth and adult learners.
  • Shop 4-H Curriculum, National 4-H is the online store for nationally-vetted curricula on a wide variety of topics. Many of the products here are project area learning resources that can be used by young people directing their own exploration of a topic of interest. Most items on this site are offered at a cost. Grades K-12, grade filter available on site.

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Animal Science

Civic Engagement and Leadership

Creative Arts

Family and Consumer Sciences

Healthy Living

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math