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DESIGN DAY: FINDING CALM THROUGH CREATIVITY | AN INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP WITH WEE SOCIETY
Find calm through creativity. At a time when more and more kids are feeling stress, Wee Society has been creating tools to teach them how to feel feelings without letting them take over, and to encourage self-expression. Join them for mindfulness activities disguised in drawing, story-making and fun.

Recommended for ages 6–11. Participants will need a piece of scrap paper, a writing tool and their imagination.

ABOUT WEE SOCIETY
Wee Society is an award-winning creative studio that believes you’re never too young to develop an eye for design. They aim to spark kids’ imaginations, leading to big, bright explosions of creativity. And they’re pretty sure uncontrollable giggles make the world better. With this in mind, they’ve created kids’ toys, apps, art prints and books — including Wee Hee Hee: A Collection of Pretty Funny Jokes & Pictures, Me: A Compendium, Write On: My Story Journal, Be: My Mindfulness Journal (coming in November), and more. Follow them on Instagram @weesociety and find more fun stuff at weesociety.com.

ACCESSIBILITY
This free program will be hosted through Zoom, with the option to dial in as well. Details will be emailed to you upon registration. CART captioning will be provided. Please reach out to us with any information on how we can support your participation, and with requests for services by emailing CHAccess@si.edu.

ABOUT NATIONAL DESIGN MONTH
In 2020, National Design Week expands to a monthlong virtual celebration, gathering the country’s leading designers and communities around the country to celebrate the power of design in our everyday world. Held in conjunction with the National Design Awards, National Design Month will highlight the work of Award winners through a series of free virtual education programs throughout October including talks, tours, workshops, a professional development training, a college fair and a career fair. Check back throughout October for new activities to be released on the Smithsonian Learning Lab and more!

Oct 3, 2020 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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