Everyday Heroes Creative Workshop: Ages 8-10

A hero is a person who is admired for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. But in these challenging times, many people in our daily lives are stepping up and acting heroically. They are our “Everyday Heroes.”

In this workshop you will design and make a medal for someone who has been an Everyday Hero for you. For example, you might make a medal as an award for someone who has helped you by delivering your mail or your groceries, or to a nurse or a doctor, a family member, and even your pet!

Medals can be made from many materials, such as cardboard or paper decorated with markers, crayons, pens, colored pencils, ribbon, collage and more. Gather your art supplies (including scissors and glue) and instructor Jennifer Penick will help you create a special medal to give to a special person.


This workshop is FREE but requires advance registration.


Thursday, May 14, 3-4pm EST


Jennifer Penick

Additional Information

This is a virtual workshop. You will receive a link and a supply list for this workshop after you register. We advise that you test out your computer’s audio, camera, and wifi before the start of the class.

AAC is using Zoom for its online classes. You can use Zoom on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. To set up a free Zoom account visit:
Advance registration is required.


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