My Favorite - Flickr Creative Commons- just requires that you give credit to who took the pic.

Google Advanced Image Search - change the usage rights to: labeled for reuse

Jamendo - my favorite free music site.

Wildlife images

The site below takes you to multiple resources (Google images, Flickr) that are free to use - Video and Music also.
Creative Commons Search

Wylio - this page has the directions for getting pics from Wylio and embedding them in a website with the attribution so you don't have to cite them anywhere else.

Format for citing images:

Citing pictures:

publisher name, photo title, date uploaded via Flickr, Creative Commons License (or Google Advanced Image Search)
Sherry Smith, "cute puppy" 5 January 2011 via Flickr, Creative Commons

Great site for Animal pictures


  1. Pics4Learning - Very popular site to find free, safe-to-use images for teachers and students.
  2. - Search engine that searches the most popular free image engines around and provides one-stop shopping.
  3. School Clip Art - Great site for free school clip art.
  4. Ookaboo - Creative commons (free) site for finding great images for class work.
  5. Picsearch - Excellent image search engine, if used with a district's filtering solution.
  6. Veezzle - Wonderful free stock photo search engine.
  7. Google Swirl - Innovative way to search for images and see their relationships with each other (use with Google Safe Search enabled).
  8. Free Photo Bank - Easy way to find creative common images.
  9. Open Clip Art - Great way to find free clip art.
  10. Find Icons - Nice site for free icons.
Above list thanks to David Kapuler - educational consultant.

Here are some more good sites
Classroom Clipart
Student Clipart
Stock Photo
Public Domain Photos
NOAA photo Library
Karen's Whimsy
Morgue File
Photos 8

This is a good site for you and your students to find pictures and images that the creators have said it is okay to use:
Wikimedia Commons