Perry County 4-H Workshop Feb 2015


[Event] Snapshots by Harold

Today the Perry County 4-H did a workshop in Pinckneyville, IL from 9AM to about 2PM. The Clover kids from Du Quoin attended. I believe all the kids had fun and were engaged the whole time.

Activities include:

Toad Abode painting (building a beautiful home for toads in the backyard garden):
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sewing some scarves:

(lexi showing her sewing skills :=)
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and building and launching paper rockets:
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Then they learned about plants that would attract butterflies (and I learned that Monarch butterflies take 3 generations to complete the migration from one side to the next)
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Then they learned how to build birdbaths from things around the yard, including building creature habitats from sticks, wood and rocks:

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Then they were shown how to make bee hives to attract bees to help pollinate fruit trees:
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Then they learned how to make bird feeders from recycled water jugs, and what are the common backyard birds…

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