• Children & Youth Impacts: Helping Create A Solid Foundation For Children

    Published on February 2, 2022
    MSU Extension’s early childhood development programs support families with young children by helping parents and caregivers increase early childhood science, math and pre-literacy skills, and enhance children’s social and emotional development.

  • Craft Around the World Series China: Michigan 4-H Children's Art Exchange

    Published on June 25, 2021
    This activity provides youth the opportunity to learn about cultural activities as well as creating children's art which tells a story. Every piece of art becomes a visual letter to children in China.

  • Helping Michiganders with Mental Health and Stress Reduction

    Published on June 8, 2021
    As a result of MSU Extension’s social-emotional health programming, adults across Michigan learned how to manage their anger, reduce stress, thrive as informal caregivers, practice mindfulness and strengthen their understanding of mental health crises.

  • Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH in Michigan

    Published on May 26, 2021
    Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH (SPF), which is part of the USDA Farm Bill, is a program aimed at older adults, helping them incorporate more fresh fruit and vegetables in their diet.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: 3D Shapes

    Published on May 25, 2021
    This activity will help youth practice identifying and naming 3D shapes and then making models of those shapes using play dough.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Gumball Equations

    Published on May 25, 2021
    In this activity you will practice counting objects, adding them together to get the total and completing equations.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Measuring Liquids - Exploring Volume

    Published on May 25, 2021
    In this activity you will practice using liquid measuring cups to find the volume of the water inside each bottle.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Spinner Math

    Published on May 25, 2021
    You will use common items to practice math equations. You will practice adding, subtracting or multiplying a variety of numbers. You also can practice identifying numbers, solving math problems and naming place values.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Time - Before and After

    Published on May 25, 2021
    This activity will help you practice telling time. In this activity, you’ll identify what time it is and then discover what time it is 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 45 minutes and 1 hour before and after that time.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Storied Math

    Published on May 25, 2021
    In this activity you will practice solving math problems using stories. You will draw a picture of the problem, create an equation and write your answer.