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 »

Free Public Domain Sheet Music

Posted in College Prep, Creative Commons, High School, Hobbies and Crafts, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Music, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on December 23, 2011

The Mutopia Project offers sheet music editions of classical music for free download. These are based on editions in the public domain, and include works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Handel, Mozart, and many others. We also host a growing number of modern editions, arrangements and new music. The respective editors, arrangers and composers have chosen 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 »

Free Hanukkah Resources

Posted in Bible, Creative Commons, Elementary, Free Use, High School, History, Middle School, Music, Preschool, Public Domain on December 5, 2011

Hanukkah, oh Hanukkah, come light the menorah Let’s have a party, we’ll all dance the hora Gather round the table, we’ll give you a treat Dreidels to play with and latkes to eat And while we are playing The candles are burning low One for each night, they shed a sweet light To remind us Read More »

Famous Composers for Children

Posted in Humanities, Kindergarten, Lower Elementary, Music, Public Domain on October 30, 2011

Why should children study the great composers of the past?  Not only does it strengthen the general study of history, it also allows children to view music as a part of history.  They will learn to enjoy the timelessness of music. These set of books are written for the early elementary grades.  From the description Read More »