The Sandbox

9 Creative Commons Materials

Click on this link to be led to the Symbaloo of free creative common resources. Feel free to search these places for images and music to use in your projects. You must give them proper attribution. Click on any of the icons to be lead to that resource. Scroll down to see written descriptions of some of the resources.  This resource is continuously updated.

  • Wikimedia Commons (4 million images in the public domain)
  • Free Images (6000 stock photos, and they require you to credit them as the source)
  • World Images (80,000 photos from the California State University IMAGE project, under a non-commercial  CC license)
  • ELT Pics (Images taken by teachers for teachers, collected via Twitter and stored on Flickr, under a non-commercial CC license)
  • PhotoPin (a search engine that finds Creative Commons images)
  • Wylio- Search engine for CC images for bloggers
  • PhotoeXpress- lengthy registration process but you get 10 free quality stock images a day with a search engine and you don't have to attribute.
  • CCMixter.org- Great songs, music that is Creative Commons! Just give attribution
  • FreeSound- Free sound files and clips for use!
  • Soundzabound- Claims to be the ONLY royalty free music library which meets all the licensing and technology requirements needed for education!
  • Musicshake- Create copyright free music for your video.
  • Compfight- Search Flickr photos for your videos.
  • MorgueFile- Find free pictures for your videos.
  • Free Music Archive - Jamendo - RoyaltyFreeMusic-  Find free music.
  • SoundBible - FreeSound- Find sound effects.