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Pilke science-oriented daycare centre Kipinä

Päiväkodissa on tilaa
Opening hours
Mon–Fri 6.30am-5pm

Toukat (under 3y) tel. 040 4570087
Leppikset (under 3y) tel. 040 4570088
Ampparit (2-5 y.) puh. 044 4934972
Korennot (3-5y) tel. 040 4570089
Perhoset (4-5y) tel. 040 4570555


For Kaarina residents, the client fee is equal to that of municipal early childhood education and care. The client fee of other municipalities’ residents may deviate from the municipal early childhood education and care prices. Please ask for further details on pricing form the daycare centre manager.

Daisy Family

Kodin ja päiväkodin välisenä viesti- ja tiedotuskanavanamme toimii Daisy. Viestimme Daisyn kautta mm. päiväkodin tapahtumista ja kuulumisista.

Perheet ilmoittavat Daisyn kautta mm. hoitoaikavaraukset ja poissaoloilmoitukset.

Pilke DaisyFamily

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Science-oriented daycare centre Pilke Kipinä opened in Piispanristi, Kaarina, in January 2018

Daycare centre Kipinä opened on Nurminiitynkatu Street in Piispanristi in January 2018. We have 96 daycare places for children aged 0–5 years, and we also provide evening care (until 10 pm) for children who require it. 

Kipinä is a science-oriented daycare centre. The science-orientation has been recorded in the daycare centre’s early childhood education and care curriculum, and it is implemented in various ways in the daycare centre’s everyday operation. For example, the play facilities have been designed in a way that motivates and encourages exploration and experimentation. The daycare centre is also equipped with a scientific play space where the young professors can conduct their studies with pipettes, loupes, test tubes and magnifying glasses among other fascinating instruments. At the science-oriented daycare centre, we find it important that the children learn to discover and explore and are provided with experiences of success – without forgetting the significance of play. The activities are planned taking account of the children’s ages, interests and safe courses of action. We emphasise wondering and exploring phenomena together with the children.

We naturally reserve time for other versatile activities, such as singing, trips, drama, handicraft and painting, not to forget sufficient daily rest. Everyday pedagogy is part of every moment of the daycare centre’s operation. It is present in pausing to wonder things together; counting peas in the salad bowl or experimenting with colours when painting. We value each unhurried moment we get to spend conversating, playing or just being silly while exploring the world together.

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Nurminiitynkatu 1
20760 KAARINA Suomi
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Our customers have rated us

Pilke day-care centre customer satisfaction survey, 2024: “I am satisfied with the early childhood education and care of my child” (on a scale of 1 to 5 where 5 means best).

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Visit us to take a peek at the facilities and see the daily routine and activities at the day-care centre. We will get to know each other, answer your questions, and explain how to apply for and start day-care. Get in touch and arrange a tour!

Care and education, hand in hand

Our task is to create conditions in which children can not only learn facts and skills, but also prepare to face the big wide world with heart and kindness.

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Example of the daily routine at daycare

The daycare centre schedule is always designed based on its size and objectives. This routine is a general example of a day at daycare. The daycare centre manager provides further information on the routine of your daycare centre.


Daycare centre doors open. Welcome! We start the day with a hug and have a chat. Then we gradually start to play.






Small group activities indoors and outdoors.


n. 11.15

Lunch, followed by a rest. Some of the children sleep or rest while the others go outside. After the rest, it’s time for quiet play and activities.


n. 14.00




Play, small group activities and outdoor activities.



The daycare centre doors close. Thank you for today and see you tomorrow!

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I will be happy to answer any questions regarding our day-care centre; introduction visits, availability, applications, customer agreements and their amendments, invoicing, customer feedback, and so on.

Manager Charlotte Lundell
Tel. 040 4517 604

Nurminiitynkatu 1
20760 Piispanristi