4-H Clover Kids at Super Fair

Clover Kids exhibitors must be ages 5–7 (by Jan. 1, 2020) and enrolled in 4-H Clover Kids. Exhibitors may choose from any combination of Fashion Show, Static Exhibits and Show & Tell. Note: Clover Kids Animal Showmanship is canceled in 2020.

Clover Kids participation ribbons will be available for pick-up after fair.

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Clover Kids Static Exhibits

Clover Kid members may enter up to 5 individual static exhibits. Clubs may enter one group static exhibit. Virtual entry details and link for entries will be at https://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/fair/staticexhibits.

Lancaster County Fair 150th Anniversary Theme 4-H Static Exhibits will be accepted, however, the special display and commemorative 150th ribbons are postponed until 2021.

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Clover Kids Fashion Virtual Show Project

Clover Kid members may submit a video of them modeling one item. Register by Monday, July 13 by submitting the Clover Kids Fashion Show Entry Form to kristin.geisert@unl.edu.

The submitted videos will be used to create a 4-H Cyber Runway Show available for public online viewing which will include the announcements of ribbons, awards, state fair qualifiers and champions — taking the place of an ‘in-person’ show. Note: To be in the public online Cyber Runway Show, 4-H youth must have image permission checked “yes” in 4-HOnline. Videos of youth without image permission will not be including in the public show.

Virtual details, example modeling video on a sidewalk, and link for video entries are at https://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/fair/fashionshow.

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Clover Kids Virtual Show & Tell Video Entries Due Aug. 2

All 4-H Clover Kids are invited to upload a video of their favorite project or small animal for the Clover Kids Virtual Show & Tell. Video entries need to be submitted by Sunday, Aug. 2, 1 p.m. Group Club Show & Tell projects are canceled this year.

Submitted videos will be used to create a public online showcase on UNL Extension in Lancaster County's Flickr collection. 4-H families will be notified when they are posted online. Note: To be in the public online Showcase, 4-H youth must have image permission checked “yes” in 4-HOnline. Videos of youth without image permission will not be including in the public showcase.

During the video, an adult or older sibling may ask some of these suggested questions to spark conversation from the Clover Kid. The person asking the question should sit out of camera view and encourage the Clover Kid to look into the camera. The Clover Kid and their project should be in full camera view.

Suggested questions for Static Exhibit Show & Tell
  • Hi! What is your first name?
  • Tell us what you brought to show us today OR What are you going to show us today?
  • How did you make this?
  • Did you have directions or did you use your imagination?
  • What was the best part of making your project?
  • What else do you do with ______.
  • Was there a tricky or hard part about making this?
  • Did someone help you? Who?
  • What are you going to do with this after today?

Feel free to ask other questions.

End with: "Thank you so much for showing this to us today."

Suggested questions for Animal Show & Tell
  • Hi! What is your first name?
  • What is the name of your animal?
  • What kind of animal do you have?
  • What do you do to help take care of your animal?
  • Do you help give it food and water?
  • What does your animal like to eat?
  • What do you like to do with your animal?
  • What is the best part of having an animal?
  • Is there anything hard about having an animal?
  • Can it do anything special or do a trick?
  • Where does it live?
  • Does it have a cage?

Feel free to ask other questions.

End with: "Thank you so much for showing your animal/pet today."

  • Recommended time is 90 seconds to 2-minutes.
  • Videos may be recorded with a smartphone, camera with movie capability, camcorder, etc.
  • Stabilize recording device (set it on a table, book, use tripod, etc.) so the shot is steady.
  • The recording device may be held vertically or horizontally (portrait or landscape view).
  • A microphone would improve audio. It may be helpful to record a test and listen to confirm audio is clear.
  • Decrease or eliminate background sounds.
  • Please choose a neutral background without clutter, such as a plain wall.
  • Youth may find it helpful to have a few people as an audience when they record their video.
  • File formats which will be accepted include: .mpg, .mp4, .mov, .avi., etc.
  • Allow for long upload times when submitting video files online.

The Box link below is the preferred method of uploading Show & Tell videos, but entries may be submitted as YouTube videos and nearly any other virtual sharing method. Email kristin.geisert@unl.edu if you submit videos by any method other than Box.