4-H Home Environment Division

Home Furnishings

Unit I Exhibits from Exploring Your Home Project Book

887    Color Collage

888    Texture Collage or Rubbing

889    Transparent finish (grain shows) applied to small wood object

890    Simple cloth item for home (sewing machine may be used but is not required)

891    Wastebasket

892    Crate Bookshelf (designed and created by member)

893    Bulletin board (if it is to be hung on a wall, it must be ready to hand with appropriate hardware attached).

 

Unit II Exhibits from Living with Others project book

894    Decorative item for the home & photo of how it is used

895    Simple wood item refinished

896    Cloth item for the home created with sewing machine

897    Invitation and thank you letter/note

 

Unit III Exhibits from Where I Live Project Book

898    Accessory for the home created by the 4-H member (documentation REQUIRED)

899    Individual place (table) setting - made up of two parts: 1) one individual place setting appropriate to a theme and 2) a color photo showing

how it should be arranged. Include plate, beverage container(s), placemat, and napkin.  Additional decorative item(s) are optional. 

900    Piece of furniture refinished by the 4-H member (documentation REQUIRED)

901    Old or discarded item made useful in a new way as home accessory (documentation REQUIRED)

 

Unit IV Exhibits from In My Home Project Book

902    An accessory for the home, made with member’s original or adapted design (documentation REQUIRED)

903    Heritage item refinished, restored, or made by the 4-H member (documentation REQUIRED)

904    Purchased article selected by 4-H member to solve a home decorating problem (documentation REQUIRED)

905    A cloth article made by the 4-H member showing a major home improvement (documentation REQUIRED)
 

Self-Directed Advanced Project

906    Furniture Experience: furniture which has been refinished, reupholstered, recovered, recycled, reused or remodeled (documentation

REQUIRED)

907    Design Experience (documentation REQUIRED)

908    Heritage Experience (documentation REQUIRED)

909    Major Home Improvement (documentation REQUIRED)

 

Changing Spaces

910A  Color Wheel Collage: adhered to a mat or foam core board.

910B  Design Style Board: Minimum size 8.5 x 11 inches. Max size 11 x 17 inches on mat or foam board. 

910C  Bubble Diagram for home: two parts: 1) mounted color bubble diagram, labeled with arrows to signify movement. 2) folder with

documentation answering: 1. What are the central bubbles in your diagram and why? 2. What style of home best aligns with your bubble diagram? 3. A legend with color coding, explanation of arrows or lines and other items.

910D  Bubble diagram for Commercial 

two parts: 1) a mounted color bubble diagram for a commercial space and surrounding area selected by the youth. Each bubble should be labeled according to the spaces intended use. Include arrows or lines to signify the flow of traffic between spaces. 2) a folder of the following documentation. 1. What type of commercial space did you choose? 2. What are the central bubbles in your diagram and why? 3. A legend with color coding, explanation of arrows or lines and other items that show up on your bubble diagram.

910E  Storage analysis: Include mounted floorplan with highlighted storage areas, the total Sq. Feet of the home, the Sq. Feet of the storage areas,

and the percentage of Sq. Feet that is dedicated to storage.

911A  Bedroom Room Floor Plan:

two parts: 1) a mounted room plan and 2) folder of the documentation described below. Minimum size 8.5 x 11 inches. Max size 11 x 17 inches on matt or foam board. Documentation: 1. What are its dimensions? 2. How many square feet are in the room? 3. Tell about how you worked with the items in your room such as walls, windows, doors & furniture.

911B  House Floor Plan: two parts: 1) mounted house plan and 2) folder of the documentation. Minimum size 8.5 x 11 inches. Max size 11 x 17

inches on mat or foam board. Documentation answers: 1. Did you look at other floor plans for inspiration? 2. What type of roof does your house have? 3. Did you consider how a family member who is disabled (for instance, a wheelchair user) might get around in your home?

911C  Commercial Floor Plan: two parts: 1) mounted floor plan for a commercial space of the young person choice and 2) folder of the

documentation described below. Minimum size 8 ½ x 11 inches. Max size 11 x 17 inches on mat or foam board. Documentation answers: 1. Did you look at other floor plans for inspiration? 2. Did you consider how folks who are disabled (for instance, a wheelchair user) might get around this space?

912A  Presentation Board – Color Scheme for One Room: two parts: 1) a presentation board as described below and 2) a folder of the

documentation. The mounting board should be 15” or 16” X 20” inches. In the folder, describe the person who lives in the room and the decisions in selecting color scheme

912B  Presentation Board- Floor plan & Color Scheme for Bedroom: two parts: 1) a presentation board and 2) a folder of documentation. On mat

or foam board, mount the floor plan and color pictures or actual swatches of fabric, wall covering, paint, and flooring. Board should be 15” or 16” X 20.” Documentation: describe the decisions in selecting the color scheme, flooring, wall, and window treatments; describe the furniture and how the furniture was arranged to accommodate traffic flow; describe the floor, wall, and window treatments selected, etc.; and describe what you like most about the room.

912C  Presentation Board- Floor Plan & Color Scheme for Great Room or Family Room: two parts: 1) a presentation board and 2) documentation.

The mounting board should be 15” or 16” X 20.” Documentation: 1. Description of the decisions selecting the color scheme, flooring, wall, and window treatments; describe the furniture and how the furniture was arranged to accommodate traffic flow; describe the floor, wall, and window treatments selected, etc.; and describe what you like most about the room.

913    Universal Design: two parts: 1) a presentation board and 2) documentation. Highlight the areas that you have changed in the second

floorplan. Board should be 15” or 16” X 20.” In the folder list the changes that you have made to the floorplan to make it accessible to all.
 

CONSUMER AND FINANCIAL EDUCATION DIVISION

Level 1 (grades 4-5): The Consumer in Me

914    Poster on Bargain Shopping

915    Poster on What is the Best Buy? 

 

Level 2 (grades 6-8): Consumer Wise

916    Poster on Media and the Marketplace

917    Poster on Decision! Decisions! Decide!   

 

Level 3 (grades 9-12): Consumer Roadmap

918    Poster on How to Write a Wrong

919    Poster on I Own a Car or Does It Own Me?

920    Poster on What Does Real Life Cost?