Florida 4-H Cloverbuds is an exciting program offering 4-H membership to young people ages 5–7, from kindergarten through 2nd grade (K–2). The overall purpose of the 4-H Cloverbuds program is to foster the development of life skills that are essential for the cognitive, social, emotional and physical maturation of children ages 5–7 by providing a unique educational opportunity. This 4-H audience has unique learning characteristics and developmental needs that are different from older members. As a result, the 4-H Cloverbuds program is designed with specific educational objectives and program policies focused on the 5–7 year-old child.
Participation, safety, personal development, learning and fun are the highest priorities in providing 4-H Cloverbuds programs. The policies, guidelines, and sample activities for the program outlined in this guide seek to ensure that 4-H Cloverbuds members remain safe and have positive, developmentally appropriate experiences in 4-H.
Download the entire PDF version of Florida 4-H Cloverbuds: A Guide for Programming for Staff and Volunteers at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/4H/4H31700.pdf/.