4-H Life Skills Resources

Life skills are a basic foundation that prepare youth for success in life. The goal is that every youth possess the necessary life skills to succeed and lead a productive life.

4-H Life Skills Resources

Life skills are a basic foundation that prepares youth for success in life. The goal is that every youth possesses the necessary life skills to succeed and lead a productive life. 4-H helps youth develop these basic life skills through hands-on activities in a number of program areas that offer something for every interest. By using Iowa State University’s Targeting Life Skills Model, people who work with youth can easily identify and incorporate life skills that can be taught through their 4-H youth development work. These helpful tools from Michigan State University Extension can help adult volunteers teach life skills to youth.

4-H Life Skills Sheets (4H1641)

These 8.5 x 11 fact sheets help 4-H and other youth group volunteer leaders understand how working in project areas helps young people develop life skills such as goal setting, citizenship, conflict resolution, and leadership.

Price: $4.00

4-H Life Skills Pocket Cards (4H1644B)

This set of durable 3x5 pocket-sized cards helps 4-H and other youth group leaders understand how working in various project areas can help young people develop life skills such as goal setting, citizenship, conflict resolution, and leadership. These pocket cards are designed to travel with you while you are working with youth to help apply life skills into existing programs.

Price: $7.00

Promoting Life Skills through 4-H Projects Workshop CD (4H1644A)

This CD can be used in any 4-H or other youth group setting to show how working in various project areas can help young people develop key life skills such as goal setting, responsible citizenship, conflict resolution, and leadership. This workshop kit includes a workshop CD with all materials needed including facilitator guide, instructor resources, PPT presentation, hands-on learning activities, participant handouts and evaluation.The workshop is designed to be done in three-time formats of 30, 60, and 90-minute options so that adult participants come away with a solid understanding of how to connect the skills youth gain while participating in 4-H projects. An overview for each option is included on the workshop CD.

Price: $25.00

Promoting Life Skills through 4-H Projects Workshop Kit (4H1644KIT)

This workshop kit includes 4-H Life Skills Sheets (4H1641), 4-H Life Skills Pocket Cards (4H1644B), and Promoting Life Skills through 4-H Projects Workshop CD (4H1644A). For more information, see listings above.

Price: $30.00

4-H Health Life Skills Pocket Cards (4H1676)

A durable 3x5 pocket-sized version of the 4-H Health Life Skills Sheets that can be easily transported and used anywhere. These pocket cards are designed to travel with you and help 4-H and other youth group volunteer leaders understand project areas in healthy living helps young people develop life skills focused on living and being from the Targeting Life Skills Model under the area of health.

Price: $6.00

4-H Health Life Skills Sheets (4H1672)

These 8.5 x 11 fact sheets help 4-H and other youth group volunteer leaders understand how project areas in healthy living help young people develop life skills focused on living and being from the Targeting Life Skills Model under the area of health.

Price: $4.00

Life Skills for 4-H Projects - Health Pocket Cards and Sheets Set (4H1682)

This workshop kit includes 4-H Life Skills Pocket Cards(4H1676) and 4-H Health Life Skills Sheets (4H1672). For more information, see listings above.

Price: $10.00

4-H Heart Life Skills Pocket Cards (4H1674)

A durable 3x5 pocket-sized version of the 4-H Heart Life Skills Sheets that can be easily transported and used anywhere. These pocket cards are designed to travel with you and help 4-H and other youth group volunteer leaders understand project areas help young people develop life skills focused on relating and caring from the Targeting Life Skills Model under the area of the heart. The corresponding 8.5 x 11 Heart Life Skills Sheets are a free companion tool to the Heart Pocket Cards. 

Price: $6.00

4-H Hands Life Skills Pocket Cards (4H1673)

A durable 3x5 pocket-sized version of the 4-H Hands Life Skills Sheets that can be easily transported and used anywhere. These pocket cards are designed to travel with you and help 4-H and other youth group volunteer leaders understand how project areas help young people develop life skills focused on giving and working from the Targeting Life Skills Model under the area of the hands. The corresponding 8.5 x 11 Hands Life Skills Sheets are a free companion tool to the Hands Pocket Cards.

Price: $6.00

4-H Head Life Skills Pocket Cards (4H1675)

A durable 3x5 pocket-sized version of the 4-H Head Life Skills Sheets that can be easily transported and used anywhere. These pocket cards are designed to travel with you and help 4-H and other youth group volunteer leaders understand how project areas help young people develop life skills focused on managing and thinking from the Targeting Life Skills Model under the area of the head. The corresponding 8.5 x 11 Head Life Skills Sheets are a free companion tool to the Head Pocket Cards. 

Price: $6.00

4-H Experiential Learning Model Pocket Cards (4H1680)

This set of durable 3x5 pocket-sized cards helps 4-H and other youth group leaders apply the Experiential Learning Model so that youth have the opportunity to discover their own learning through a guided process. These pocket cards are designed to travel with you while you are working with youth to help apply the experiential learning model into existing programs.

Price: $6.00

Experience 4-H with the Experiential Learning Model Workshop CD (4H1680-CD)

This workshop kit is designed for 4-H and other youth group leaders and volunteers that want to understand and apply the Experiential Learning Model to their current work with youth. This workshop kit includes a workshop CD with all materials needed including facilitator guide, instructor resources, PPT presentation, hands-on learning activities, participant handouts and evaluation. 

Price: $25.00

Experience 4-H with the Experiential Learning Model Workshop Kit (4H1681)

This workshop kit includes 4-H Experimental Learning Model Pocket Cards (4H1680) and Experience 4-H with the Experiential Learning Model Workshop CD (4H1680-CD). For more information, see the list above.

Price: $26.00

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