Visual art activities allow young people to express their creative side while gaining valuable life skills and self-confidence.

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Express yourself through creative art projects! Have fun while gaining skills and confidence by drawing, painting, taking photos, working with wood or making crafts. 4-H visual arts includes crafts, fine arts, photography and woodworking.

4-H Children’s Art Exchange with China

Kindergartners to sixth graders are invited to send “visual letters” to children their own age in China. Teaching kits are available to facilitate teaching about both China and making art. For more information, check out the Michigan 4-H China Project and the online exhibit, “Visual Letters–The Art of Michigan Children.” 


For more information on how to get involved as a youth or volunteer, contact your county MSU Extension office