Darlene Abbott | Music Mom

The Donut Song

      I am thrilled to announce the release of the Donut Song. My husband and I wrote this several years ago, but now you can get awesome activities and visuals to help teach the song and map pitches in the brain. Watch the video and then click below to get your very own

Flash Sale Today Only!!!

  Grab these products today at a great discount! The Three Bears Morning is a step bell story.  This is geared for Pre-K, Kindergarten,  and 1st Grade.  Skipping Through Space is a game about intervals geared toward 1st – 3rd grades.  What Does the Fox Say? Set 2 is the second installment in this series. Set

Louisville, KY Training

Thank you again Kentucky for your warm reception and hospitality. Here are the handouts. Please take a moment and sign up so that you will be notified when I have new post or more importantly new games. Remember, choose two take-aways, write them in your lesson plans.  Then get in the habit of using them.

Product Reveal!

  I have a brand new product that you are going to love. This product is going to be awesome for Kindergarten and 1st grade.  Pre-K will also love this product. I love telling stories and being able to do so through music is the perfect combination for whole child development. Don’t miss this reveal!

Using Rhythm to Clean up Performance Material

  Welcome!  It is my turn to blog for the Music Education Blogs 31 Days of Rhythm!  I am part of a group of fantastic music teachers and we have partnered together, in honor of MIOSM (Music In Our Schools Month), to share 31 days worth of rhythmic goodies.  Here we are on Day 15.  I

Movin’ & Groovin’ Part 2

In Moovin’ and Groovin’ Part 1, we talked about General Movement tips and Fun movement. Now, we will look at purposeful movements and how this benefits our students. Purposeful Movements Excercise. Movement, especially those to develop gross motor skills, often looks like exercise.  However, when paired with music, it develops the child as a whole.

St. Patrick’s Day Fun

Everyone needs a little fun on St. Patricks’s Day or just in March in general.  Here are two games you need to bring the fun into your Music Class. First, you need Looking for Golden Rhythms.  This game is all about Music Math and Time Signatures. Students are given rhythms on coins and must add

FREE Workshop

Join us Tuesday evening at 7 pm (CST) on Facebook Live for a FREE Music Room Solutions Workshop. In this class we will learn… A fun and free music game. How to adapt the game to use with any song you are teaching. How to adapt the game for large group, small group, or centers. Like our

Exciting News

I am so excited about what is new at Music Mom. Next Tuesday tune in to the Facebook page.  More information to come a little later this week. Whether you are a Music Teacher, or a Children’s Choir Director, you don’t want to miss the solution that Mrs. Darlene is going to share with you.

Movin’ & Groovin’ Part 1

General Movements Know the maturity of your age group. Gross and fine motor skills develop at different ages. For instance, Most Kindergarten students can not skip, however fourth graders can. There are huge differences between preschool and elementary ages. Although that seems obvious we need to learn, or be reminded to implement that knowledge as