School and After School Resources
4-H curricula are excellent supplements for teaching academic knowledge and life skills, and they correspond with Kansas Education Standards.
Contact us to learn more about available programs. For a list of national 4-H resource materials, click here. For local Sedgwick County 4-H curricula please see below.
Click here to view the entire curriculum catalog for Sedgwick County.
Life Cycle Miracle (Butterfly Larvae)
Students will be able to watch Painted Lady caterpillars grow, form chrysalides and hatch into butterflies. Learn about the anatomy, life cycle and the role of the butterfly in its environment.
The butterfly life cycle takes three to four weeks to complete. All classroom instruction must be provided by the school. Most applicable to grades K-4.
Students will review the parts of the plant and the role they play in the survival of the plant through a hands-on small group activity.
Exploring Pollination Through Creativity
Students will explore the world of flowers and pollination through creative stories. They will work in groups to research types of pollinators and flowers using provided media.
Exploring Pollination Through Creativity information page
Gray For A Day
Gray for a Day utilizes an empathic model to educate participants on the age-related sensory and functional challenges that older adults might face. Participants will get to "gear up" to discover what it is like to live with age related conditions.
Gray For A Day information page
Wheat Science Bread Kits
Students can explore the importance of Kansas wheat, principles of baking, yeast development, and good nutrition.
These kits include nearly all the ingredients needed to bake individual sized loaves of bread. The only items that will not be included in the kit are vegetable oil, water, and plastic gloves for the volunteers. The classroom bread baking activity takes about 1 1/4 hours, rising and baking time require an additional 70 minutes. All classroom instruction must be provided by the school. Most applicable to grades 2-5.
Orders have closed for the school year and will reopen in August 2019.