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Online Resources for FCS and 4-H

Learn all about the resources available online from your FCS and 4-H agents

Searcy, Ark. – 

During this time when most of us are staying home to protect ourselves and others, you might want something to do or a way to learn from experts who use research-based information. The University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service can help you out! Many of the 4-H and Family and Consumer Science Agents across the state are using this time when we are telecommuting to develop online learning environments. The FCS agents have developed a Facebook page At Home with UAEX to provide these learning experiences. You will find many topics including Living Well with Diabetes, Family Relationships, Financial Management, Nutrition and Healthy Living, Recipes, and Physical Activity. Like and follow the page to receive new ideas daily from wherever you are. Here’s a hint of what’s already up and what’s coming: 

  • Getting Our Hearts Right – recorded lessons about learning to experience a change of heart.  Publication available by calling 501-268-5394, emailing kcullum@uaex.edu or download. 

  • Living Well with Diabetes – 4 lessons about living with type 2 diabetes including glucose control, nutrition, meal planning, etc. 

  • Fitness Drumming – a fun way to exercise! 

  • Your Blueprint for Happiness – publication available 

  • Tasty Thursday Recipes

  • Meal Prepping 101 

  • Living Resourcefully When Times are Difficult 

  • Healthy Home Hacks (by your own FCS agent Katie Cullum) 

  • Yoga for Kids 

  • EHC April Lesson Guide 

  • 2020 Census 

  • Myth Busting Mondays

  • And so much more!

 
 
 

Don’t have Facebook? Check out the www.uaex.edu calendar for other virtual events.  You could still attend a virtual class using Zoom. You can also call or email Katie Cullum to get any of the resources mentioned. 

At Home with UAEX also has Pinterest, a blog, and Twitter.  

Don’t forget to like the UAEX White County FCS / Katie Cullum page on Facebook also.  Other Facebook pages from Extension: 

  • UAEX Family Life 

  • UAEXMoney 

  • UAEX Food Safety and Preservation 

  • Extension Get Fit 

  • Yoga for Kids 

  • Navigating Life 

  • Arkansas SNAP-Ed at UAEX 

  • University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture – Extension 

 

White County 4-H has a Facebook page that offers at home experiments or activities for youth to take part in.  Most activities can be done with items found lying around the house.  In addition, the White County 4-H Horse club has a page that will be updated regularly.   

Other online resources include the Small Steps to Healthy Habits blog by Katie Cullum – small steps to help you get healthier each week at https://www.uaex.edu/counties/white/small-steps-to-healthy-habits/. 

Family Life Friday blog by Dr. Brittney Schrick – https://www.uaex.edu/familylifefriday  

Guiding Children Successfully – need PDR hours? Or just want to learn more about kids? - https://www.uaex.edu/life-skills-wellness/child-care-providers/guiding-children-successfully.aspx 

Arkansas 4-H websitehttps://4h.uaex.edu/ 

Arkansas 4-H Facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/arkansas4h/

National 4-H Council: https://4-h.org/  

All of these resources are available 24 hours a day – for free!  Please call or email Katie Cullum (kcullum@uaex.edu) or Amy Heck (aheck@uaex.eduif you’d like a publication to go along with lessons, or if you have a question.   

The University of Arkansas System, Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. 

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By Katie Cullum
County Extension Agent - FCS

And Amy Heck

County Extension Agent - 4-H/Agriculture
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Katie Cullum
County Extension Agent - FCS
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
2400 Old Searcy Landing Road Searcy AR 72143
(501) 268-5394
kcullum@uaex.edu

 

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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