The types are:

  • Dagpleje (personal daycare): an individual person takes care of a small group of children between six months and almost 6 years of age in his /her own home
  • Vuggestue (nursery): an institution for children between 6 months and almost 3 years of age
  • Børnehave (kindergarten): an institution for children from 3 years to 6 years of age
  • Integrated institutions, meaning that a vuggestue (nursery) and a børnehave (kindergarten) is located under the same roof
  • Private institutions