Pilke science-oriented daycare centre Otava

Flashes of genius and experiences of success!

Pilke science-oriented daycare centre Otava

Flashes of genius and experiences of success!

Opening hours

Mon-Fri 6:15-17


  • Kilpikonnat tel. 040 457 8978
  • Lohikäärmeet tel. 040 457 8976
  • Tiikerit tel. 040 457 8977
  • Linnut tel. 040 583 2856
  • Karhut tel. 040 457 8979
  • Ilvekset tel. 040 457 8977


The client fee is equal to that of municipal early childhood education and care.

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Science-oriented daycare centre Pilke Otava opened in an ecological log building in Lahti in August 2019

In August 2019, Pilke opened a daycare centre in a new log building in Lahti. In the ecological log-built daycare centre, children and early childhood educators get to enjoy fresh indoor air, good acoustics and the calm, peaceful atmosphere created by solid wood elements.

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 are designed in a way that motivates and encourages exploration and experimentation. The daycare centre is 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. Children’s play, creativity and the use of the senses are great platforms for practising scientific thinking that develops children’s memory and learning skills.

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 place emphasis on wondering and exploring new things together with the children. Our operation naturally includes also other versatile activities, such as singing, drama, handicraft and painting, not to forget sufficient daily rest.

Pilke science-oriented daycare centre Otava - Focus

Read more about Pilke Daycare Centres’ learning orientations

Pilke science-oriented daycare centre Otava - Location

Kytökatu 12, 15230 Lahti

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Pilke science-oriented daycare centre Otava - Our customer families' experiences

We want to create a good day for the children, every day. In addition to daily meetings and discussions, we investigate the experiences of our customer families annually in an anonymous online survey. We also ask feedback from children.

”Inventiveness, finding new ways of doing things, resolution of issues, looking for the best for the customer are matters of the heart for Pilke and myself”
- Chief Account Manager

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).

Contact information

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 Mia Soila
Tel. 040 4578 222

Kytökatu 12
15230 Lahti

Apply for Pilke science-oriented daycare centre Otava

Fill Pilke’s daycare application form.

Apply for a service voucher on the website of the City of Lahti.

Fill Pilke’s daycare application form

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