Top 5 HiMama Helps Webinars from 2021

What a year 2021 has been! We are so thankful for our community of educators who joined on Thursdays to level up their professional development with us in our HiMama Helps Webinar Series! We really couldn’t have done this without our amazing community of educators.

As we reflect on this incredible year, we’ve rounded up the top 5 webinar sessions of 2021 and are sharing some of our faves. Let us know in the comments below, did we miss any of your faves? What do you want to see in 2022?

Want even more professional development learning? Then you won’t want to miss our 2022 Early Learning Summit on Saturday, January 15, 2022 with a full day of educational sessions, including specific breakout sessions for educators, directors and owners! Secure your FREE spot now as seats are limited!

Ready to dive into our most popular webinars? Take a look below! We can’t wait to see you in 2022 at our next HiMama Helps Webinar and Early Learning Summit!

#5 How to Support Children’s Emotional Intelligence during COVID-19 

In this webinar, we chatted with CEO and founder of Seed and Sew LLC, Alyssa Blask Campbell about managing emotional intelligence during the pandemic. Alyssa provided our audience with tips and techniques to use during those frustrating times and how to be mindful during the difficult moments. This webinar is a must-watch for any educator looking to support children’s emotional development.

#4 Teaching Children with Developmental Delays and Autism

In this webinar, we connect with Dr. Cara Goodwin, Psychologist and founder of Parenting Translator. Dr. Cara spoke some important tips and strategies to help children with autism and developmental delays in the classroom. She gave us great tips on setting the children up for success through visual aids and structure while giving advice on how to handle behavioral challenges you may face. Our audience was blown away by all the tips and Dr. Goodwin provided during her session. Check out her webinar for more insight into teaching children with developmental delays.

#3 Social Skills for Play and Learning

In this webinar, we were joined by Jan Blaxall and Janet Foster, Early Years experts with Tools for life. Jan and Janet discussed the importance of social skills and the value it provides to children during play. They also discuss how educators can play a critical role in supporting children by entering play, modeling, and co-regulating with children as they learn and grow. If you’re looking to level up your skills by encouraging and facilitating social play in your classroom then this webinar is a must-see.

#2 How to Teach Fine Motor Skills to Young Children

Christina Bretz MS, OTR/L is an Occupational Therapist, and Tania Ferrandino National Presenter and Content Specialist from Learning Without Tears discuss everything fine motor-related in this webinar. Christina and Tania outlined the importance of handgrip for successful handwriting for children. They also provided our audience with informational tips for pre-grip instructions. Learning Without Tears is providing our HiMama Helps Webinar audience with a special limited-time discount on all LWT products and workshops. Use the promo code: HiMama at the checkout. Visit for more information!

#1 How to Use Play to Encourage Children’s Learning

One of our most popular webinars features Sally Haughey, CEO, and Founder of Fairy Dust Teaching. Sally shared her story on how Fairy Dust Teaching came to be, and how important the power of play is for children’s learning. Sally left our audience feeling inspired as we reflected on our own teaching practices. If you’re looking to feel inspired in your classroom this webinar is for you!

Mark Your Calendar!

Make Sure to sign up for the first Webinar of 2022 as we welcome back a crowd favorite, Chanie Wilschanski, CEO of Schools of Excellence on Thursday, January 6th at 2 PM ET

Kiah Price

Kiah Price is a Social Media Specialist at HiMama. Prior to HiMama she was an Early Childhood Educator in a preschool classroom in Toronto. She is the Jill of all trades at HiMama from dipping her toes in Sales, Customer Success, Operations, and Marketing! She enjoys sweating through spin classes, hot yoga, and biking along the waterfront trails in Toronto. She loves traveling and trying new foods and wines across the globe- 29 countries and counting!