New Dabbledoo Beta open for Testing!

After over a year of planning, fundraising, wire-framing and re-designing, the new beta version of is ready for the first phase of testing. It is optimised for laptops, desktops and interactive whiteboards so far (no tablets or laptops yet).

We're testing on Chrome for now so if you don't have it, get it here:

There is one strand of interactive activities and lesson plans ready to go; 'The Clock', and once we have all of this thoroughly user tested we will be firing up the rest of the resources. We'll need help, so get clicking and let us know how you get on with the feedback button at the bottom left of the screen. Enjoy!


We have been working hard for over a year now on the new It'll be a fully interactive adventure through listening performing and making music for teachers and children alike. We are looking for teachers to test our new interactive resources on different browsers and interactive whiteboards and will be ready for full launch in early 2015.

The current resources will still be available and we will be adding a DabbledooMusic Blog full of activities, interviews, music videos and musical selections from Igor and Jazz Cat!

If you would like to help us test the new resources contact Shane at

DabbledooMusic in Limerick this Saturday

Free Dabbledoomusic workshop this Saturday 13th in Limerick. Also a chance to get a sneak preview of the new website!

Book your place here

Use Your Brain - Play Music!

Great video looking briefly at the links between brain activity and cognitive functions and music. Most importantly it points to musical performance, not just just listening, as the most beneficial and stimulating way to experience music. They're singing off the DabbledooMusic hymn sheet there!

A good introductory book on the subject by Dr. Daniel Levitin. Loads of science but very accessible read:

DabbledooMusic- Twisted Pepper - 6th of June

We are throwing a HUGE party in The Twisted Pepper, Dublin on the 6th of June for all the teachers, parents and fans of DabbledooMusic out there.
The line up will include an array of amazing musicians and artist playing everything from New Orleans brass to Techno. Not to be missed!