Steeped in Soil encourages 4-H members to understand and appreciate the importance of healthy soils. Through the Steeped in Soil activities, 4-H clubs and their members get their hands dirty as they learn the nitty-gritty about soils, explore healthy soils with hands-on activities, and participate in science experiments.
Activities for at-home exploring
We’re sharing our Steeped in Soil activity kit and resources for 4-H’ers, leaders, families, or youth new to 4-H to explore at home or with your club!
The Steeped in Soil Activity Book has all the back-‘ground’ information on soil and lots of activities for exploring at home.
These individual activities can also be found in the full Activity Book
- Let’s Dig In! Soil Identification 101
- Clear as Mud
- pH Preference
- Wonder Worms
- Dirt Dessert
- Visit a Soil Superhero
- Steeped in Soil Experiment
This Steeped in Soil kit guides you through learning the nitty-gritty about soil, choosing from a variety of hands-on activities to understand the importance of soil health, and participate in a global citizen science experiment!
This kit has sold out and is no longer available. Check out the activity book above for more soil fun!
Steeped in Soil is part of 4-H Canada and its partner Syngenta Canada’s commitment to teaching our youth about the importance of building a sustainable future for all.