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Pilke art-oriented daycare centre Valo

Päiväkodissa on tilaa
Opening hours
Mon – Fri 6-18 (as necessary)

Aamunkajot (0-3y.) tel. 040 457 1426
Kuunsillat (0-3y.) tel. 040 457 1429
Päivänsäteet (0-3y.) tel. 040 457 1424
Tähtöset (2-4y.) tel. 044 7412 461
Sateenkaaret (3-5y.) tel. 040 457 1425
Salamat (3-5y.) tel. 040 457 1427


The client fee is equal to that of municipal early childhood education and care. Service voucher and daycare hours may affect to the fee.

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

Apply for a service voucher on the website of the City of Kuopio. Please fill Pilke’s daycare application form.

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Art-oriented daycare centre Pilke Valo opened in Saaristokaupunki, Kuopio, in August 2018

Pilke’s art-oriented daycare centre Valo opened in a new building on Paloniementie Street in Saaristokaupunki in August 2018. Valo provides high-quality child-centred early childhood education and care for children aged 0–5 years at a warm-spirited daycare centre with 120 daycare places.

Education at daycare centre Valo emphasises arts. The purpose of the art and expression-orientation is to foster the children’s creativity, curiosity and experimental attitude. The various forms of artistic expression are implemented in the daycare centre’s everyday operation through visual, verbal and bodily expression. Our activities also include music and drama as well as trips to museums and exhibitions whenever possible.

In addition, we naturally reserve time for other versatile activities, such as singing, making trips, 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.

Family café events are organised at daycare centre Valo on Mondays at 14-16.30.  The family café is an open meeting place for children and adults of all ages. The event’s activities include pleasant, relaxed time together, coffee for the parents and games for the children. You don’t have to sign up for the family café. Feel free to join us whenever your schedule allows. Welcome!

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Our customers have rated us

Pilke day-care centre customer satisfaction survey, 2023: “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 Tuukka Tuomela
Tel. 040 457 3950

Paloniementie 4
70840 Kuopio

Kitchen tel. 040 450 6222