4-H Posters

Program Contact: Tanya Barnett, 4-H Youth Coordinator
360-379-5610 x208 • tanya.barnett@wsu.edu

Why Informational Posters and Educational Displays?

Youth involved in 4-H programs have great experiences, knowledge, and insights to share!  Whether it’s at county fair, a public meeting, or a 4-H Club, Informational Posters and Educational Displays are just one tool for sharing your knowledge with others in our community.


Which One: Informational Poster or Educational Display?

Depending on how much information you have to share, you can choose which display tool is best for you.  Here are some things to consider when deciding between doing an Informational Poster or Educational Display:

  Posters Displays
Purpose: To grab viewers’ attention and teach them something in less than one minute To grab viewers’ attention, teach them something, and hold their attention for a longer period of time
Size: 14”x22” minimum in Jefferson Co.

or regular 22”x”28 works best

Multiple posters, a tri-fold display, mobile, charts, or 3D display
Viewing Distance: 10 feet or more 3 feet or less
Content: ONE clear thought Multiple thoughts on one subject

Informational Poster Examples:

Educational Display Examples:


Resources for Making 4-H Posters and Displays: