Find Your Spark to Start Activity Booklet

This new entrepreneurship activity book was designed for youth in grades 3-5th. The goal was to ignite an entrepreneurial spark in youth and make learning fun. The book highlights entrepreneurial skills and fosters workforce skills and business knowledge. The book was introduced to teacher/students during a 2019 State Fair engagement station, and after school programs reaching 146 across 6 program sites. In 2020, 1,450 Nebraska 4th grade teachers received a copy of the booklet. Digital copies were offered to 26,000 students. 

Teacher comment: "I can see 3-4th graders loving this! I would love to teach all children to be an entrepreneur - what a neat life lessons!" "This will be a fun introduction to entrepreneurship for my students. I plan on using this as a bell ringer for my into to Ag class."

Role:

  • Designer

Tools:

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe Illustrator

Awards:

  • National Communicator Award for Educational Piece by a Team, National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals, 2020. 

  • North Central Region Communicator Award for Educational Piece by a Team, National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals, 2020.

  • Communicator Award for Educational Piece by a Team, Nebraska Cooperative Extension Association - 4-H Section, 2020. 

Spark to Start

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