The Adopted Son: The Story of Moses

Posted in Bible, Culture, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on April 25, 2012

At this time a child was born among the Israelites whose life was to be one of the most remarkable that history has recorded for us. This is the story of Moses, paraphrased for children from the original scripture text. There are black and white illustrations depicting most of the major scenes in Moses’ life. Read More »

The Pilgrim’s Progress

Posted in Bible, Culture, Literature, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Reading, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on April 18, 2012

The Pilgrim’s Progress was a book for men and women; and it was aimed to teach the great truths of the gospel. For many years it has been in my mind, not to re-write the Pilgrim’s Progress, for that would destroy its greatest charm, but to change the words here and there to simpler ones, Read More »

Bible Story Images

Posted in Bible, Culture, History, Public Domain on March 28, 2012

The folks over at La Vista Church of Christ have made available some great illustrations from old Bible story books. These images are all in the public domain and may be used for any purpose! The collection is arranged by book- but it is not too hard to find what you are looking for. Go Read More »

Bible Story Coloring Pictures

Posted in Art, Bible, Creative Commons, Elementary, Middle School on January 30, 2012

Sometimes a public domain book has textual problems.  The information is old or outdated or the author’s style is not particularly pleasing to the modern reader.  It makes it difficult to sift through lots of resources. More than once I have encountered texts that were just poorly written.  Just like you can find mass-produced junk Read More »

Vintage Christmas Cartoons

Posted in Bible, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Music, Preschool, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on December 5, 2011

If you are old enough to remember these cartoons then you will appreciate just how vintage they are!  ;0) These short animated films are from the 1930′s and 40′s and are amazingly in the public domain.  That means you can use these cartoons in your projects without restraint. Santa’s Surprise- Five children from around the Read More »