Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
446 W. Circle Drive, Room 160
East Lansing, MI 48824
Children and Youth Institute
Kendra is a Senior Extension Educator with Michigan State University Extension and has provided leadership on a variety of programs that center around families, children and youth. She currently works in the Preparing Michigan’s Children and Youth Institute and focuses on child and family development including early childhood education, working with 4-H Cloverbuds, family enrichment and supporting military families. She works with a variety of audiences including military families. Her educational programming focuses on building resiliency and life skills within children and youth and Extension education with parents and caregivers of young children. Kendra also serves as the 4-H Military Liaison working with military families and partners across the state to provide programming and support for military families.
August 24, 2017 | Learn how to support superhero play in your child care setting, which can lead to rich and safe play experiences for children.
August 24, 2017 | Learn the concerns and benefits in allowing super hero, violent or way play in child care settings.
August 22, 2017 | Teaching your kids how to manage technology early helps them as they become adults.
August 22, 2017 | Use these tips to help get and keep your family organized during busy back-to-school time.
August 22, 2017 | Use fun and easy ways to help children learn shapes.
August 22, 2017 | What can you do with a small storage tub that will entertain and help your young child learn? Make a sensory bin!
June 27, 2017 | Toddlers don’t need fancy or expensive toys to have fun. Try these 10 common household items for playing with your toddler.
June 1, 2017 | How do you talk to children and youth about world events like the Manchester bombing?
May 31, 2017 | What is FOMO (fear of missing out) and do you have it?
May 25, 2017 | What is the history and meaning of Memorial Day?