A Day With Tschaikovsky

Posted in Art, Culture, Free Use, Music, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on September 20, 2012

Here is another great “day in the life” book, this time featuring a composer. Read about Tschaikovsky as if you were there in his home, experiencing his life! Tschaikovsky, rousing himself with difficulty from the heavy, almost lethargic sleep of exhaustion into which he nightly falls, gathers his wits together and restores his scattered consciousness Read More »

Public Domain Hymns and Songs for Worship

Posted in Art, Bible, Music, Public Domain on August 28, 2012

Have you ever wanted to use a hymn or Christian song for a performance, book, or other endeavor, but were unsure about it’s copyright? One way to find music that you can freely use is to look for public domain books and hymnals. I will share with you a few of the song books I’ve Read More »

History of Art in Ancient Egypt

Posted in Ancient History, Art, College Prep, Culture, High School, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Mythology, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on July 11, 2012

The two volumes in the set of A History of Art in Ancient Egypt are chock-full of great information and images to use in your studies! These would be great for an older student to read as part of an art-study, humanities credit, or ancient civilizations. Each of the volumes contains over 150 illustrations! Download Read More »

Home Occupations for Boys and Girls

Posted in Art, Hobbies and Crafts, Public Domain, Scouting And Survival on May 15, 2012

A perusal of this little volume will show that it is far from exhaustive of the topics treated. It is largely a book of suggestion. If it stimulates the child to new investigations and experiments along similar lines; if it reinforces the spirit of brotherly kindness in the home; or if it helps to solve Read More »

Stories from Chaucer

Posted in Art, Literature, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Mythology, Public Domain, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on March 9, 2012

A beautifully illustrated book that tells some of Chaucer’s most famous stories in an easy, kid-friendly manner. Stories are from Canterbury Tales: The Knight’s Tale The Man of Law’s Tale The Clerk of Oxford’s Tale Wikipedia says of Chaucer (and the Canterbury Tales): He uses the tales and the descriptions of its characters to paint Read More »