Apply for Pilke daycare!
Opening hours
Mon–Fri 7–17 (as necessary)

Gräshoppan (over 3y.) tel. 040 456 6945
Humlan (under 3y.) tel. 040 073 4042


The client fee as its highest is 325€/month. 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

Pilke Äpplebo is a service voucher daycare centre. Apply for a service voucher on the website of the City of Turku.

You can apply for Äppelbo also with Kela’s private daycare allowance. Please fill Pilke’s daycare application form.

Apply now!

Pilke Äppelbo is a small, cheerful Swedish-speaking daycare centre in Martti, Turku

Pilke Äppelbo Daghem is a Swedish-speaking Pilke Daycare Centres unit in Turku. We offer 33 daycare places at a warm-spirited daycare centre whose premises are spacious and bright and yard is sunny and sheltered. We have good transport connections to the natural environment of Hirvensalo and to central Turku, for example.

Our objective is to have fun with the children, provide them with a safe, stress-free play environment and to reserve plenty of time and room for play. In addition, we strive to fill the children’s lives with the joy of music through songs and rhythms and familiarise them with nature and their close surroundings. Äppelbo also implements the Finnish Outdoor Association’s Metsämörri (Forest Troll) activities.

Pilke Äppelbo - Näin löydät meille!
Stålarmsgatan 36
20810 TURKU Suomi
Ota yhteyttä

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).

Visit our day-care centre to learn more!

Please contact and 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.

Or you can always send the Pilke application form. We will get back to you in 2 days, 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.

Please find for more information about our daycare centres and early childhood education and care!

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!

Tervetuloa päiväkotiimme!

Päiväkotihakemuksen voi tehdä milloin. Hakemus ei vielä sido mihinkään. Olemme sinuun yhteydessä 2 arkipäivän sisällä.

Apply for Pilke daycare!

Haluatko tehdä päiväkotihakemuksen?

Hakemuksen teet helposti ja nopeasti verkossa, eikä se vielä sido mihinkään. Päiväkotihakemuksen voi myös jättää jonoon. Olemme sinuun yhteydessä 2 arkipäivän sisällä, ja sovitaan silloin jatkosta.

Kysy lisää

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.


Annette Palanen

tel. 040 455 9712

Dikesbrinken 5
20810 Åbo