Ohio 4-H strives to produce materials and curricula to benefit 4-H professionals, volunteers, and youth. Below are curricula that have been created, reviewed, and produced in partnership with the Ohio 4-H Healthy Living Design Team. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Justin Bower (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Coping with COVID
|Cutting Board Challenge
|Emotional Intelligence Lessons
|Emotional Wellness Lessons
|Healthy Living Project Books
This four-activity curriculum is supplemental to the Blender Bike educational tool. To learn about the Blender Bike check out more information here.
|The Beat Goes On Activity
|Beyond Smoothies Activity
Smoothie Recipe Handout
Using Local Foods
Evaluating the Blender Bike
Coping with COVID: 10 Lesson Plans on Mental, Emotional, and Social Health
This set of lesson plans is intended on helping to debrief on the impact of the COVID pandemic on youth. Below is a document listing all items in the curriculum and a brief description of each lesson. You can request lesson plans from Coping with COVID through the Qualtrics survey at the link below. After responding to a few questions and identifying your interest, the lesson(s) you indicate will be emailed directly to you.
Cutting Board Challenge
The 4-H Cutting Board Challenge is designed to give youth a hands-on experience related to food preparation, and food safety procedures, and an opportunity for team building and critical thinking. The teams are evaluated on their food preparation process and final product.
Emotional Intelligence Training Resources
Lessons and Associated Handouts
Relationship Management: Identifying Feelings
Relationship Management: Working with Others
Self-Awareness: Emotional Intelligence Decision Tree
Self-Management: Reactions Matter
Self-Management: Being Aware of Feelings
Social Awareness: Do the Eyes See What the Ears Hear?
Emotional Wellness Lessons
An emotional wellness task force was formed to create 15+ lessons on social and emotional wellness following the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) framework. You can read more about the CASEL framework here.
Healthy Living Project books
If you are searching for Ohio 4-H Healthy Living Project Books, please check out OSU Extension Publishing's online store.
The current roster of Healthy Living project books includes:
300: You're the Athlete
351: Staying Healthy
353: First Aid in Action
354 Medicine Science and Safety
355: Tracking Your Health and Fitness
356: Relationships 101
357: Alcohol and Drug Abuse
358: The Truth About Tobacco
359: Your Thoughts Matter
360: Your Feelings Matter
434: Superhero You!