Learn at Home: Educational Resources to Use During School Closures
University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine State 4-H has assembled this collection of helpful educational resources for parents and caregivers. From science to financial literacy, whether for toddlers or teenagers, we encourage you to take advantage of these activity books, guides, and other resources to help children remain engaged in educational experiences throughout the time period of school closures.
Activities for Children at Home by Grade Level
"Mainely Dish" Recipe Video SeriesWatch EFNEP's “Mainely Dish” step-by-step videos for a simple recipe that can be done right at home! Keeping kids in the kitchen keeps them engaged! Visit our page to view video and download/print a recipe sheet PDF.
4-H Friday Fun! Activity VideosWhy not make every Friday a fun Friday, the 4-H way? Each hands-on activity video outlines the materials needed, easy to follow instructions and reflection questions. Visit the 4-H Friday Fun! Videos page.
Growing Maine GardenersJoin UMaine Extension Horticulturist Kate Garland and her kids and they will show you how to 'grow a Maine gardener'!
“Wednesdays in the Woods” Outdoor ActivitiesSpend some time outdoors on Wednesdays! Join the 4-H Camps and Learning Centers for outdoor adventures using the activity sheets found on our "Wednesdays in the Woods" page.
Maine 4-H Virtual Teen Science CafésFall sessions begin on October 1, Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. Visit the page for upcoming session schedule and to register for a session.