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Adults and children should wash their hands with warm water and soap for 20 seconds
Spring is strawberry time in Louisiana, and it’s a wonderful idea to add strawberries to smoothies, fruit and vegetable salads, in jams and jellies, and more.
From the flowers and trees outside, to butterflies, and even you – everything needs water to survive.
In Louisiana, rice is the top agricultural export. That means that more rice is sent out of our state than any other agricultural commodity.
Always wear a helmet, use hand signals and know the rules of the road.
Ten ways that children and youth can volunteer and serve their community from home.
There is a huge variety of living things that you can discover with a simple dip-net. You can easily make one with a few items around the house.
Kids can perform this experiment to learn what attracts critters and how to protect themselves from bug bites.
Get outside and take a “penny walk” to see everything that is springing to life! “Penny walks” help kids explore their surroundings.
Try this easy and fun experiment to learn why it’s important to take care of your teeth.
SET activity exposing participants to meat science and the scientific effects of mechanical and physical protein degradation
Cleaning is a skill that will serve kids throughout their lives and it will make their parents lives easier.
It’s important for children and youth to get physical activity for at least 60 minutes each day.
Enjoy learning more about living with your dog and ensuring that they have a happy and healthy life. Make your own homemade doggie treats with this recipe.
In this exercise, youth will have the opportunity to express their gratitude to others in a thoughtful manner.
Calm jars are a tool used to lead kids through developing positive “self-talk” practices which can help boost confidence, optimism and motivation.
Learn how to make a whole gang of farm animal finger puppets
Learn eight yoga poses that you can do along with the 4-H pledge.
Try this fun challenge to teach kids the concepts of engineering. Using toothpicks and gumballs, students will build a small bridge.
Manners are a big deal. We live in a society and if we use nice manners, we will make life easier and nicer for everyone.
Kids feeling uncomfortable about a test, a performance or a tough conversation is part of life.
Teach kids how chemical reactions are impacted by a catalyst.
This activity will help young kids think about and recognize positive traits within themselves and others in a fun and creative way.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture