Author: bjpendleton

Healthy You, Healthy Me!

The Healthy You, Healthy Me Series helps youth learn healthy living skills proper hand washing and managing feelings. This series focuses on understanding how germs get inside the body, promoting good hygiene through good hand washing, and how journaling can help reduce stress. How do germs get inside my body Lesson Plan (PDF) My Journal […]

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Explore Tide Pools

Are you looking for a fun activity for a beautiful Maine summer day? How about exploring a tide pool at low tide? Tide pools are rocky pools on the seashore that fill with seawater when the tide goes out. Families can explore tide pools, discovering what plants and animals live in the pool. This activity […]

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4-H Let’s Move Challenge

Are you looking for adventure and fun in your backyard or neighborhood? If yes, you and your family will not want to miss out on the 4-H Let’s Move Challenge! This challenge invites youth and their families to be physically active for sixty-minutes a day. Have some fun, set up a few activities, ride your […]

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Lawn Tractor Safety

Summer is in full swing and that means that grass is growing and lawns need to be mowed! Before hopping on your lawn mower this summer, be sure that you and your family members understand the importance of lawn mower safety. Lawn Tractor Safety Lesson Plan  

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Waldo County 4-H Newsletter – August 2020

Upcoming Dates 08/15-09/15: Virtual Fun Run County News COVID-19 Update Given the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation in Maine, UMaine Extension is cancelling all 4-H club meetings and events until further notice (no matter what size group). University of Maine Cooperative Extension buildings are CLOSED in an effort to ensure the health and safety of the […]

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What’s in the Garbage?

Do you know where your garbage goes when it leaves your trashcan? If you are like most people, you probably have never thought about it before. We want to change that and get you thinking about environmental health with this great activity! In this activity, you will investigate what is causing odor in your trashcan, […]

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Bike Basics

Are looking for a fun activity that your whole family can do? How about biking? Whether you are a beginner bike rider or an experienced rider, this activity is for you! Learn how to do the ABC bike safety check, choose the right helmet, and much and more. Learn how to improve your biking skills […]

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Waldo County 4-H Newsletter – July 2020

Upcoming Dates 07/15-08/01: 4-H Virtual Exhibit Hall Entry Period 07/16: 4-H Volunteer Share Fair 07/17: Entry Deadline for Quarantine Arts & Crafts Showcase   County News COVID-19 Update Given the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation in Maine, UMaine Extension is cancelling all 4-H club meetings and events until further notice (no matter what size group). University […]

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Stepping Through Paper

Looking for a fun trick that will amaze your friends and family? Accept this challenge and you may be surprised that you can pass your head or maybe your whole body through a piece of paper! With a little practice, you will amaze your friends and family and understand how math can be used in […]

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What Is Eating My Garden?

With the frost behind us and the warmer weather upon us, your garden plants have likely been thriving. Wait! What is this? Something is munching on your plants! Keep your garden safe from critters this summer and learn how to keep bugs off your plants. With this activity you can learn how to determine what […]

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