(Eligible for State Fair)


Exhibits will be entered into the following classes for judging:

Exhibits will be entered into the following classes for judging:

Beginner: Grade 3-5

Intermediate: Grade 6-8

Advanced: Grade 9-12.

Each year should be more advanced than the previous year. Recommend wrapping packages throughout the year to improve your skills for your exhibit. All Levels - 4-H member can exhibit 1 or more projects of their own design utilizing different techniques and project was completed in current year.


 Visit State Site


Attach to project – 4-H-618-W “4-H Craft Information Card” for description of work completed on the project.

Contact Us

Purdue Extension Dubois County
1482 Executive Blvd.
Jasper, IN  47546
Lauren Fenneman, Assistant Youth Educator

Do NOT put a gift in the wrapped package.

The package should contain a baggie of sand or dirt that will help weigh the package down and make it easier to display. Each wrapped package should include an index card containing the following information: 1. theme 2. occasion for the gift 3. gender and age of the recipient

Gift Wrapping: Arts and Crafts

Note: The desired exhibit has no tape showing and all raw edges are folded over/under.
Feel free to search online for more ideas to create your gift-wrapping exhibit.

Exhibit a wrapped package. Make your own simple bows using any type of ribbon, yarn, cord or raffia.  Do not use purchased bows. Be creative and imaginative. Some suggestions: flowers, bells, clowns, animals, leftover cards, etc.

Exhibit a wrapped package. Use a variety of papers, fabrics, scarves, or other materials for wrapping. Some additional suggestions: Use a variety of trims, ribbons, and types of self-made bows; cylinder-shaped package; wrapped using any material other than commercial paper.


Exhibit a wrapped package. Attach a card to the gift indicating occasion and age of receiver. Some suggestions: incorporate fancy ideas (make box or package into a clown, animal, flower, bell, snowman, etc.), design own materials, make own paper (roller painting, string painting, dip dyeing, potato printing, and stenciling), fabric, felt, newspaper cut-outs, burlap, etc.

Don't Forget Your Craft Card

Don't Forget Your Craft Card

Don't Forget
Don't Forget your Craft Card
Downloadable Craft Card