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Teaching 4-H Cloverbuds Through Scratch Jr

Filed Under: 4-H, Leadership

Cloverbud youth will learn what it means to be in 4-H through programming stories in Scratch Jr.

Target Audience(s):

5-7 year olds


Participants will:

  • Be introduced to the 4-H Pledge and Clover, as well as creating a simple program in Scratch Jr using the paint interface,
  • Focus on the first H in 4-H, the Head! Youth will create a story using Scratch Jr to build important skills such as decision making and communication,
  • Focus on the second H in 4-H, Heart. 4-H Cloverbuds will work in pairs to create an animated biography of one another, and
  • Learn how to serve others. Youth will design a game that teaches others about bullying.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 6

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 6

Program Delivery:

  • Numbered Extension Publication
  • Workshop

Primary Contact:

Dr. Mariah Morgan for Curriculum,
Dr. Alisha Hardman for Evaluation,


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Portrait of Dr. Mariah Smith Morgan
Associate Extension Professor
4-H STEM, Early Childhood Technology, 4-H Robotics