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Family Fun

Activities for Everyone

Check out these fun and educational UD and Dayton activities and resources to keep your kids and families active.

Bring a little slice of UD to you — print out our coloring pages or download some digital backgrounds featuring scenes from campus.

A Garden for Mary by Oliver Shultz

Fun and games with Mary

Enjoy a matching game, online jigsaw puzzles, plus other activities and backgrounds created by Marian Library faculty and staff.

Fun and games with Mary

A Garden for Mary by Oliver Shultz

Enjoy a matching game, online jigsaw puzzles, plus other activities and backgrounds created by Marian Library faculty and staff.

Campus and Community 04.28.20
University of Dayton Rivers Institute students publish a children's book as senior capstone project

The 2020 cohort of University of Dayton River Stewards created a children’s book, Into the River, to inspire children’s literacy and educate local youth about the importance of rivers in the greater Dayton area.

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Dayton Area Resources

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery presents learning experiences for all ages.

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Visit Boonshoft

Take a YouTube tour of the 65-acre park and museum of historic buildings and exhibits highlighting Dayton's history and technology from 1796 to present day.

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Watch the videos

Virtually visit Dayton’s premier fine arts museum. Explore its collection and take advantage of some fun art projects at home.

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Visit DAI

Enjoy Dayton’s opera, ballet and philharmonic orchestra from home.

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Visit DPAA

Introduce your children to science, technology, engineering and math opportunities through hands-on activities recommended by UD.

See programs for K-12 students or stories recommended especially for third graders


Cramming for kindergarten? There’s plenty for you and your future Flyer to do during the COVID-19 crisis. This local resource has information and activities for you wherever you are. Learn from a joint effort between the University of Dayton's Center for Catholic Education, Center for Early Learning Initiatives, the Catholic Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and ReadySetSoar.

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Visit the collaborative’s COVID-19 resource center

Virtual tours, podcasts, videos and more to explore the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

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Tour the museum