AMI 3-6 online
Orientation Course

We are offering an online AMI 3-6 orientation course.

This course will give you an overview of Montessori principles as well as how to apply them into practice with children. 

This course is suitable for everybody who is interested in children and their development. 

Who is this course for?

Were you always considering to do an AMI course but weren’t you able to do so? Are you interested in Montessori for the 3-6 year old child? This is your chance to join our orientation course and see how it is like to join an AMI program. 

This orientation course is for everybody who is interested in the AMI Montessori approach for children in the age between 3 and 6 years old. This course is beneficial for teachers, assistants, parents, grandparents, nannies, students and actually anyone who is interested in young children and their development.

The orientation course covers

  • Maria Montessori – Her Life and Work
  • Role of the Adult
  • Overview: Planes of Development
  • Absorbent Mind
  • Sensitive Periods
  • Development of Movement
  • Development of Language
  • Oral language Activities
  • Development of Independence
  • Social Development
  • Grace & Courtesy
  • Songs and Poems
  • Stories
  • Material Making Guidelines
  • Observation
  • Prepared environment
  • Music 
  • Art
  • Freedom and Discipline

NEW DATES! Coming soon…

Elina Rautasalo

Our trainer for the AMI 3-6 course is Elina Rautasalo.

Elina Rautasalo is an AMI 3-6 Trainer with over 30 years of experience in the field of education, working with both children and adults in her native Finland and abroad.


The orientation course costs € 800,- 

Payments have to be made by bank transfer before the course starts

The fee does include:
– Online lectures
– Video observation

Unless stated otherwise, the tuition fee will not include:
– Books and materials for your own personal use.

If you decide to enroll in an AMI 3-6 diploma course at the IMI (within one year) after completion of the orientation course at the IMI, you will get a 5% discount on your tuition fee for the diploma course. 

The course consists of

– Sixty hours of online lectures
– Self study
– Nine hours of observation of children or completion of online observation task and the observation report

The course language is English. 

Obligatory reading:

• The Secret of Childhood
• The Child in the Family
• Education for a New World
• The Absorbent Mind 

Requirements to get an AMI certificate:

– Minimum of 90% attendance on live online sessions 
– Observation tasks are complete and approved
– Three essays of 500 words each 
– Material making

AMI 3-6 online
Orientation Course

If you are interested or if you have any questions please feel free to contact us. 


If you would like to apply, please fill out the application form.