Pictures, postcards, music, movies for children
These are just pictures, etc, that kids might find interesting. The sites were picked from web searches for web sites with free pictures, movies, music and so forth. See the bottom of this page for more info.

Copyright  information,  sites that explain how material may be used.

  information,  sites that talk about child safety on line.

Pictures   Links to pictures on the web that don't have to be downloaded, but you can just click and look.  That is, the pictures are embedded in the html page or are gifs.

MIDI  music files you can listen to on line

Movies  downloadable movies and videos of space and rockets, science, and other things (mpeg and other formats)

Virtual postcards   send a virtual postcard to grandma (or to anyone else). Postcards have trains, planets, caillou and other stuff.

Misc     for example, US Govn't kids.gov, American Library Association great sites for kids, Cal State Chico digital media bank - links to free pictures, movies, sounds. Also, a couple of Thomas Tank Engine sites.

Games    games from government, public television, educational organizations, or commercial sites that don't have a lot of pop ups.

Museums    some have pictures, movies, museums of art, science, etc.

Crafts and science project kids can do. Only sites listed by gov sites or some other major organization.

Some info about this site

This is just a little something we are working on. Send Gene comments at gsociology  at, like, you know,  yahoo dot com .

This site is maintained by Gene Shackman, applied sociologist, and Ben Shackman. It has nothing to do with any job we have, it's just for our own entertainment. Gene's other sites are
Free resources for program evaluation and social research methods
The Global Social Change Research Project

DisclaimerAll of the work on this site was done at home, using our home computers and home time.  In my web site development , I do not represent or speak for any organization. This site is not currently supported by funds from any organization. 

The information made available through links at this Web site are provided as a public service.  Information and links at this site are for entertainment purposes only, and are not intended to be advice or suggestions for any action or inaction.  Any actions taken or inaction by visitors to this site are totally the responsibility of the visitors.  I do not assume any responsibility for the content provided at any site linked to from this site.

We also do not have any financial relationships with any site or organization linked to from our site.

There are no fees for use of this site. We also, generally, only link to sites that provide completely free stuff.

Privacy policy:  We do not collect any personally identifying information about anyone who visits this site.  Occasionally we try out counters that do collect some information, because we want to see who visits.  We don't do anything with the information, and if you contact us, we don't do anything with that information either.  If any problems come up, let us know.

Copyright Information:  All of the pages on this website are copyright by Gene Shackman, but may be freely used for non commercial use. Commercial use is prohibited.   We are not responsible for sites linked to or from our site, and those sites have their own copyright rules. Anyone may link to our site without seeking permission.

Legal Information:  Our site only has and only links to legal content. Our web site does not contain or promote; pornography, hatred, propaganda, racism, warez, nudity, hacking activities, violence, degradation, harm or slander. To the best of our knowledge, we do not link to any site that contains or promotes any of that either.

The usual disclaimers: Some of the links on this page are to commercial sites. I don't endorse any products! The sites are only listed because they have some videos, pictures, midis, etc that anyone can look at without paying anything. 

Spam and viruses. We check our computer with anti spam and antivirus software regularly. We update the software regularly.

Family friendly.  So far as we know, all links from our site can be viewed by anyone in the family. They are all family friendly.

The usual welcome.  Anyway, despite all the privacy and disclaimers, I hope you enjoy this site!