Finney County
What is 4-H Cloverbuds

4-H Cloverbuds

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 five-and six-year olds by providing a unique educational opportunity.


Goals for Kansas 4-H Cloverbuds

  • Self-understanding skills (Initiating independence and self-direction)
  • Social skills (Getting along with others)
  • Decision-making skills (Making positive choices)
  • Learning skills (Learning to learn)
  • Mastering physical skills (Enjoying constructive and creative play)


Principles for Kansas 4-H Cloverbuds

The 4-H Cloverbud program is developmentally age appropriate, therefore it is:

~  fun  ~  leader directed  ~  activity based  ~  non-competitive  ~   success oriented 

group-centered learning 

many types of activities  ~  positive

A Stronger Child = A Better World