Walworth County 4-H recently announced its new Cloverbuds at Home program. The program is designed for any county youth, kindergarten through second grade, and provides an opportunity for kids to learn more about 4-H while having fun and exploring different areas of interest.

When registering for Cloverbuds at Home, parents will receive five months of hands-on learning activities, running November through March. Each month offers two different educational opportunities – one staff-lead Zoom meeting, and one “on-your-own” opportunity. Participating in the Zoom session is encouraged, but optional.

Upcoming activities include:

  • November – Zoom activity, Fizzy Foam Fun, create a foam fountain by adding yeast for a chemical reaction. On Your Own, Build a Bird Feeder.
  • December – Zoom activity, Homemade Bath Fizzies. On Your Own, make a Potato Maze.
  • January – Zoom activity, make Fruit Batteries. On Your Own, do M&M math.
  • February – Zoom activity, build a windmill to learn about Wind Energy. On Your Own, learn about the principles of buoyancy with Intelligent Eggs.
  • March – Zoom activity, make homemade whip cream and butter. On Your Own, make homemade playdough.

Registration runs through Oct. 21 by visiting walworth.extension.wisc.edu, and searching “Cloverbuds at Home.”

For more information, email 4-H program educator Janel Heidelmeier at janel.heidelmeier@wisc.edu.

For more information about Walworth County 4-H, call 262-741-4951 or visit walworth.uwex.edu.


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