Activities for Kids

Have fun while learning with these FREE activities and resources!

Activities to do with early learners

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MouthPower®

Explore the many activities found in Mouthie's Laboratory!

Tooth fairy carrying a tooth

The Tooth Fairy

Write your letter to the tooth fairy and draw what you think the tooth fairy really looks like!

Coloring book image of a dental chair and dental unit

Visiting the Dentist Activity

Learn about going to the dentist with Dr. P and then color and create your own dental team!

Group of healthy foods

Healthy Foods

Learn about the different food groups and what you should eat to keep your mouth healthy!

Activities to do with pre-k through high school

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Design Your Own Toothpaste

Create your own toothpaste brand by designing a toothpaste tube.

Cartoon of mother and daughter reading a book

Storytelling with Dental Art

Create your own stories about oral health and dentistry.

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Your Spitting Image Teacher Guide

Learn all about spit, DNA, and forensic dentistry with these activities.

Ida Gray Nelson Rollins - the first African American woman to earn a dental degree

Agents of Change

Learn about the pioneering women in dentistry and what it means to be an agent of change.

Anatomy of a tooth

Tooth Anatomy Crossword

Learn about all the different parts of the tooth!

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Origami Tooth

Grab a piece of paper and follow the video instructions to make your own tooth!

Earth with smiling children surrounding it

Smiles Around the World Activity

Learn how to tell everyone they have a great smile!

Doc Holliday posing with a patient

Doc Holliday Quiz

Explore our online exhibit and then test your knowledge with this quiz on the infamous Wild West dentist.

Edo period japanse dentures with blackened teeth

Elements of Culture

Utilize primary and secondary sources to discuss elements of culture and cultural diffusion.

Exercise your mind

Different color puzzle pieces

Puzzles

Put together different puzzles to learn more about dental history and oral health.

Cartoon child with braces smiling

Braces Fact Sheet

Answer the question, "who needs braces?" with this helpful fact sheet.

Cartoon vape pen in hand

Vaping: How it affects your mouth

Learn about the affect of vaping on your mouth and overall health.

Word search with orthodontic terms

Orthodontics Word Search

Try to find these words related to the orthodontic specialty.

Activities from all over about teeth and oral health

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Smithsonian Learning Lab

Learn all about teeth with digital resources from the SI Learning Lab.

Open Wide - A kids podcast about dentistry

Open Wide

A kids podcast about dentistry featuring the museum's Assistant Director.

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YouTube Recommendations

Check out these playlists and videos to learn more about dental history and oral health!

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Pokemon Smile

By using your smart device’s camera to play the game, learn good oral health habits while going on an adventure!

Learn more about dental history and oral health

Stack of books on a lilac background - lilac is the official color of dentistry

Dental History Repositories

Want to learn more about dental history? Check out this list of dental history collections from the Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry.

Front cover of the 1892 The Southern Dental Journal and Luminary

Historic Dental Journals

Search through over 10,000 historic dental journals from around the world.

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ADA MouthHealthy.org

Take advantage of all the free resources the American Dental Association has to offer.

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Oral Health Education from Colgate

Check out oral health education resources for all ages!

 


Contact Us

National Museum of Dentistry
31 S. Greene Street,
Baltimore, MD 21201

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Patrick Cutter
Assistant Director

Phone: 410-706-0600
Email: pcutter@umaryland.edu

 

Dr. Scott Swank
Curator

Phone: 410-706-8704
Email: sswank@umaryland.edu

Hours & Admission

Wed-Friday 10am to 4pm

 

Individual:

Members, Military, UMB Community, Teachers, and Children (2 and under): FREE
Adults: $10
Seniors and Students: $5
Children (3-12): $5

 

Group:

10 or more: $5 per person
K-12: $5 per person
Teachers & Chaperones: FREE

Donate

There are a number of ways you can show your support for the National Museum of Dentistry.

In addition to cash donations, which can be pledged by check or credit card, the NMD happily accepts gifts of stock, planned or deferred contributions, and in-kind services. To discuss giving options, please contact the SOD Development Office.

Looking to donate items to the NMD's collection, please visit our Collections and Archives page for more information.