Mini 4-H

Mini 4-H is part of the 4-H Program that allows youth in kindergarten through second grade engage in the 4-H experience. The Huntington County Mini 4-H Program offers a wide range of projects to meet everyone's interest!

Contact Us

JP Pietrowski
jpietrow@purdue.edu
1340 S. Jefferson Street
Huntington, IN 46750
(260) 358-4826

Mini 4-H Projects (Grades K-2)

The Mini 4-H bicycle project provides youth with educational information about bicycles and biking that develops project skills, interest, (i.e., bicycle maintenance, operation, safety and bicycle touring) and life skills in decision-making, using science and technology, developing communication skills.

The Mini 4-H Collections project allows youth to explore why individuals collect various items and spark interest in how to start their very own collection. Youth will practice record keeping and attention to detail while gain first hand experience. 

The Mini 4-H Crafts project allows youth to grow and practice self-expression and self-reflection while expressing creativity. 

The Mini 4-H Dinosaur project helps youth spark an interest in learning about their favorite dinosaur in a fun and creative way. 

The Mini 4-H Farm Animal project provides youth the opportunity to learn about farm animals and why they are important to the farm and to us. The project is intended to spark their interest in learning about farming with animals. 

The Mini 4-H Foods project is designed to allow youth to have fun in the kitchen as they prepare different foods, do fun experiments, and go on fact-finding missions. The provided curriculum is designed to spark interest in cooking and gaining life skills in the kitchen. 

The Mini 4-H Forestry project helps youth learn how to identify trees, uses of trees, the benefits of trees, and the importance of our woodlands to spark interest our woodlands lead to a greater enjoyment of the outdoors.

The Mini 4-H Gardening project introduces youth to the fun and benefits of growing food. Youth will get hands-on experience planning garden space, planting, managing, and harvesting vegetables.

The Mini 4-H Models project allows youth to grow and practice self-expression and self-reflection while expressing creativity in building/ creating a model that interest them.

The Mini 4-H My Pet & Me project allows youth to learn more about their pet(s) and spark an interest in creativity and learning.

The Mini 4-H Plants & Flowers project allow youth to spark an interest in learning about different plants and flowers, their importance, and how to take care of them!

The Mini 4-H Reading project is designed for youth to explore the world of literature and books and spark their interest in reading. Reading holds unlimited potential and possibilities.

The 4-H Sewing project encourages youth to learn about sewing and how to start sewing. Youth in the sewing project implement attention to detail, problem solving, and critical thinking.    

The Mini 4-H Sun, Stars, & Space project sparks their interest in learning about outer space. Youth will express their creativity and develop a love of exploring and learning. 

The Mini 4-H Whales & Dolphins project sparks youth's interest in learning about our aquatic friends and learn about their history. 

The Mini 4-H Wildlife project helps spark interest in learning to identify wildlife, basic wildlife needs, and how wildlife interacts in various environments. Observing and studying wildlife can provide a lifetime of enjoyment.

Mini 4-H Livestock Projects (Grades K-2)

The Mini 4-H Goat project provides youth with a fun and hands-on learning experience with live goats which develops skills in nutrition, health care, and animal husbandry. Youth will learn responsibility, goal setting, record keeping, problem solving, and personal safety.

You do not need to own a goat to participate in this project! 

The Mini 4-H Poultry project provides youth with a fun and hands-on learning experience with live poultry which develops skills in nutrition, health care, and animal husbandry. Youth will learn responsibility, goal setting, record keeping, problem solving, and personal safety.

You do not need to own poultry to participate in this project!