Free Christmas Songs and Art

From now through Christmas, Amazon is giving away free Christmas songs to download every day.  A new song is unveiled each day, and you can also download all of the songs that have been posted up till that day… all free!

So far there have been songs like Chris Isaak’s “Auld Lang Syne,” The Indigo Girls’ “Your Holiday Song” and Point of Grace’s “Angels We Have Heard on High.”

You can listen to samples to see if you want them on each page. We particularly liked “Winter Night.”


Lastly, I got this comment from MaryAnn Kohl the other day.  Normally I don’t pass on this sort of thing, but I adore MaryAnn’s art activity books (I can’t tell you how many late fines I’ve paid to the library because of hanging on to Science Arts just a couple more days and Global Art has been on my wish list for a while!), so I am passing it on…

I follow your blog – it’s one of my favorites. My name is MaryAnn Kohl. I am the author of over 20 books on art for kids.

I am writing because I need your help to win a wonderful education grant, and I hope you can let your blog readers know about the grant competition. It takes votes to win, daily votes if possible.

Specifically, I am nominated for an amazing education grant from Pepsi. If I win, I will travel the USA in 2011 and bring hands-on art workshops to 6000+ teachers whose schools do not have art programs! Ultimately this would impact 150,000+ children who have no art at school.

I am asking that you vote for my project, and I hope you will invite your blog readers to vote too!

There are 3 ways to vote (and you can use all three every day if you want to… “power voting!”

1.) Direct vote at: http://www.refresheverything.com/greatartkids (You have to sign up first with the program to be a verfied voter.)

2.) Text your vote – no sign up needed:
Text these numbers: 104840 To Pepsi’s phone: 73774

3.)  Go to Facebook and vote through the Pepsi Voting App. This is pretty easy.

Note: If you get lost on the Pepsi site, just put MaryAnn Faubion Kohl in the search box and it will take you to my voting page.

Thank you so much for helping me achieve my goal of bringing art to schools all over the USA. I’d love to come to your town!

Thank you for considering posting my need for votes on your blog!
MaryAnn Kohl
maryann@brightring.com

Good luck MaryAnn!

By the way, folks, you can find lots of really fun free art projects at MaryAnn’s web site here.

Happy Wednesday!




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2 responses to “Free Christmas Songs and Art

  1. Lonni

    We’ll have to check both of those out! Thank you!
    Just looked up the words to that wonderfully fun and awful favorite song, “Mr. Grinch”, tonight. I always want to sing along to that one and can’t so gotta learn those lyrics. :-)

  2. courtney

    I voted for you all three ways. I hope you win! :o)

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