Municipal early childhood education in Finnish is provided in Kauniainen by local daycare centres and group family day care. Applications for the units can be submitted year-round, but an application for municipal day care must be submitted no later than four months prior to the desired starting date. If the necessary starting date for day care cannot be predicted in advance and the need is due to the parent or guardian’s employment, studies or the start of a training programme, the application for day care must be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than two weeks prior to the desired starting date.

Municipal early childhood education units:

  • Language immersion daycare – Kielikylpy Grani Språkbadchildren aged 3–6 years, Stenbergintie 30, tel. +358 (0)40 557 4286
  • Satuvuori group family daycare – Satuvuoren ryhmäperhepäiväkoti, children aged 1–3 years, Stenbergintie 28, tel. +358 (0)40 577 4286
  • Metsämaja daycare centre and preschool group Oasen, children 1–6 years, Asematie 24, tel. +358 (0)50 375 2448
  • Little Academy – Pikku Akatemia, children aged 1–6 years, additional shift care for children aged 1–6 years, Akatemiantie 11–13, tel. +358 (0)50 341 5313
  • Sansinpelto daycare centre, children aged 1–6 years, Forsellesintie 14, tel. +358 ()050 341 5391

Private early childhood education units:

A place in one of these units must be applied for directly from the unit in question.

  • Ankkalampi Kauniainen, bilingual (Finnish–English) daycare centre, children aged 1–5 years, Thurmanin puistotie 1 and Kauniaistentie 9, tel. +358 (0)50 443 4344.
  • ICEC Kauniainen, children aged 1–5 years, Kasavuorentie 6, tel. +358 (0)40 5799 066. This daycare centre accepts service vouchers in exchange for services provided.
  • Norlandia Graniitti, children aged 1-5 years, Ullanmäentie 10, tel. +358 (0)10 411 4505. This daycare centre accepts service vouchers in exchange for services provided.

Early childhood education administration

Annika Hiitola
Chief of Early Childhood Education
+358 (0)9 5056 820, annika.hiitola@kauniainen.fi

John Illman
Administrative Assistant
+358 (0)40 626 7670, john.illman@kauniainen.fi