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:
|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:
- 4-H Informational Posters and Educational Displays (Jefferson County resource)
- Educational Display Scorecard (WSU Publication #C0679)
- Presentation on “Making Informational Posters” by Doug and Don Ballard
- Skagit County 4-H Educational Display How-To Guide
- Choosing a Subject for a 4-H Educational Display (video)
- Titles for Your 4-H Educational Display (video)
- Designing Your 4-H Educational Display (video)