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Child Development Project

Learn about how you grow and develop and about how to care for yourself, your siblings and your community. Project step 1 is a Cloverbuds option, while steps 2 and 3 can build on earlier projects.

Growing on My Own (Step 1)

Cloverbuds (ages five to seven) learn about:

  • Their roles in life
  • Handling emotions
  • Accepting differences in others

Some counties have more requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or UI Extension county office to check.

Growing with Others (Step 2)

In Growing with Others, older youth:

  • Get introduced to babysitting
  • Become more aware of how their family members and friends grow
  • Work with others to become aware of common dangers in their world

Some counties have more requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or UI Extension county office to check.

Growing in Communities (Step 3)

In Growing in Communities, Teens

  • Explore child development careers
  • Gain experience as a teacher or coach
  • Participate in a community service project
  • Learn that children with different abilities have different needs

Some counties have more requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or UI Extension county office to check.

Babysitting Guide

I Have What it Takes to be YOUR Teen Babysitter (4-H Military Partnership)

  • Learn ages and stages of child growth and development
  • Gain important safety skills and learn how to handle emergencies
  • Create your own "Magic Bag" of age-appropriate child activities
  • Develop materials to market your babysitting services

4-H Headquarters

University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206

Mailing Address:
UI Extension 4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637

Email: fourh@uidaho.edu

Web: 4-H Youth Development

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