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Touhula Tikasmäki, Espoo

Daliah Javne Daycare Manager

Touhula Tikasmäki is a daycare centre located in Suurpelto, Espoo.

Touhula Tikasmäki daycare centre’s pedagogical themes are Language and Move. In Early Childhood Education and Care of Touhula Language daycare centres, small geniuses of verbal interaction are able to enjoy the rich world of languages. We develop children’s interaction skills through reading time, rhymes and singing games. Empathy, play, humour and learning good manners strengthen children’s skills of using language. Unhurried conversations, reading and storytelling offer different ways to reflect on the meanings of words and texts. We give children encouraging and consistent feedback, as well as support for language use competences and skills. An environment, which promotes linguistic and cultural diversity, supports children’s linguistic development and inspires children to explore and understand of new perspectives and worldviews. In Touhula Language daycare centres, children develop into tolerant, curious and warm-hearted citizens of the world.

Early Childhood Education and Care of Touhula Move involves a lot of physical movement. We encourage children to move in varied and creative ways during the day. Physical movement is present in all areas of learning, and we discuss with children about the importance of movement, rest and good relationships to wellbeing and health. Children are allowed to express themselves daily, try their own limits and experience feelings of success through physical movement. There is always time and space for natural moving and play outdoors and indoors. We promise to families that children experience the joy of movement daily. In Touhula Tikasmäki, children develop a healthy relationship to physical movement and self-care. This creates a balanced basis for healthy habits of life.

See also other Touhula daycare centres in Espoo.

Touhula Tikasmäki

Move, Language
Mon–Fri 7–17 h

If you need daycare outside the above opening hours, please discuss the matter with the manager of the daycare when applying for services.

For the following issues, contact your daycare center manager:

• daycare places
• service agreements and related changes
• invoicing queries
• customer feedback and written comments on how we could improve our activities

Daliah Javne Daycare Manager

Service agreements

In addition to full-day Early Childhood Education and Care, we offer a range of flexible daycare solutions to meet the various needs of families. However, there are a limited number of part-time daycare places, so please ask the Daycare Manager directly about the current situation.

Apply for Early Childhood Education and Care

Secure your place at Touhula. We fill our places in the order in which applications arrive.

The application process is as follows:

  1. Fill in the application(s); please remember to complete a separate application for each daycare center.
  2. We will contact you within a week after you send your application. In many cases, we are able to confirm a place right away.

Our groups

At Touhula, we operate during the day in small groups in which each child is seen and heard as a unique individual. The childrens’ guardians also have an opportunity to be genuinely present and help fulfil their children’s needs.

The TouGo application is the primary tool for contacting the daycare centre about everyday issues concerning a child.

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Partnership in our daycare centre

Touhula’s partnerships are based on the following core values: the joy of learning, the desire to do good and making everyday life easier for families. Touhula daycare centres collaborate with several partners.

  • Lotta Vesiluoma

    Espoon Basketball Teamissa (EBT) naisten Korisliigaa pelaava koripalloilija Lotta Vesiluoma on Touhula Tikasmäen urheilijakummi.

    Lotta on pelannut korista 10-vuotiaasta lähtien ja hänelle koris on elämäntapa, joka innostaa etsimään ja löytämään itsestään uusia puolia. Koriksen kautta hän voi myös kehittää itseään ja toteuttaa kilpailuhenkisyyttä terveellä tavalla. ”Mä hengitän korista”, Lotta sanoo.

    Lotta tykkää puuhata lasten kanssa, innostaa heitä pelien avulla ja toimia urheilijaesimerkkinä. ”Odotan innolla yhteisiä tapahtumia”, hän sanoo.