TMIC Courses         

Supporting Children from Birth to 3

Whether you are a parent or a professional caregiver or teacher working with children under 3, the knowledge that you will get from this course will serve as a complete guide to which you can refer anytime during the child's first 3 years of life in order to find the  best ways to support his or her natural path of development. This course includes practical information and Montessori activities to do with children from birth to 3 based on the Montessori Philosophy and Approach to Education.  To be eligible to enroll in this course, you must first take our foundation course "Understanding the Nature of the Child" and earn its certificate of completion. 

Course Content


  • SECTION 1: The First Three Years of Life​​

  • SECTION 2: Order​

  • SECTION 3: Movement

  • SECTION 4: Communication and Language​

  • SECTION 5: Food and Beverage​

  • SECTION 6: Toilet Learning 

  • SECTION 7: Caring for the Environment

  • SECTION 8: Wrapping up


After successful completion of this course (and its prerequisite course), you will certainly feel very confident about raising or woking with children from birth to 3 years of age. You will have a complete idea about the way children build their language, movement, intelligence and independence and you will have the knowledge you need in order to offer ample opportunities for their optimal growth. Although, this is course is not a Montessori Diploma and does not prepare adults to work as Montessori Guides (teachers), it can be considered a great starting point for those who are interested to become a certified Birth-3 Montessori Guides. 



Certificate of Completion from The Montessori Institute in Cairo. The Certificate is awarded to students who have satisfied the 90% attendance requirements and have completed coursework to the required standard. 

Hala Aboulela

Course Instructor

Hala Aboulela is certified from Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) as a Montessori Guide (Teacher) for children from 2.5 to 6+ years and Montessori Classroom Assistant for children from Birth to 3 years. Hala is the founder and president of Montessori Foundation of Egypt (the AMI Affiliated Society in Egypt), co-founder of The Montessori Institute in Cairo (the AMI Training Center) and Nile River Montessori (one of the first two Authentic Montessori Schools in Egypt). She has been involved in Education since 2013 when she first worked with Middle School students (age 12 to 18) as an IB Art Teacher. She also worked with children of different ages from 1.5 to 7 years as Art teacher and as Montessori Guide. She has background and experience in Child Nutrition, Child Development and Elderly Care. She is a mother of two children (8 and 10 years) who first inspired her to shift her career from Architecture and Web Design to Education!

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