About Us


Kawauchi 41, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8576
A single-story building, with a floor area of 199.53 ㎡, and with an outdoor playground of 241 ㎡.
A cark park for picking up and dropping off is available
22 (6 from the municipality)
Target User Groups
Tohoku University employees, students, etc., local residents
Preschoolers between two months and two years old
※ Childcare for children 3 to 5 years of age is also available during the transition period, which ends in 2025.
Art Childcare Corporation

Days & Hours

Monday - Saturday
Excluding public holidays and December 29 - January 3
Regular childcare:
8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Extended-hours childcare:
7 - 8 p.m.(excluding Saturdays; reservation required 14 days in advance)

Temporary childcare:
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (reservation required 14 days in advance)

Childcare Fees

Regular childcare
【Tohoku University employees, students, etc.,】
Under age 1:
The municipality in which you live determines the fee amount.
However, as determined by Tohoku University, the upper limit is ¥37,100/month.※Meal fees included

Ages 1 & 2:
The municipality in which you live determines the fee amount.
However, as determined by Tohoku University, the upper limit is ¥37,100/month.※Meal fees included

Age 3-5 :¥5,500/month
(Childcare usage fee: ¥0 Main meal fee: ¥1,000 Extra meal fee: ¥4,500 )
※You may be exempted from paying this amount depending on the municipality in which you live.  
Extended-hours childcare
On demand: ¥300/30 min. (reservation required)
Monthly contract (reservation required): First child: ¥3,000/month
Each additional child: + ¥1,500/month
  • Regarding the management of fees if your child does not attend, or you enroll or withdraw your child midway through the month
     Usage fees: No exemption
     Meal fees: Exemptions Available
  • Childcare fees are determined based on the child’s age as of March 31, 2024.


Regular childcare
Enrollment is open to healthy preschool children two months and older of Tohoku University employees and students who are deemed to require childcare assistance due to the nature of their jobs/studies.
Applications are not taken for unborn children.

Additional Notes

  • Children enrolled in the nursery can continue attending while the mother is on maternity leave for another child.
  • Leaves of absence from the nursery may be taken for up to two months for special circumstances, such as when the mother returns to her parents’ home for childbirth.
    - Nursery fees continue to be charged during leaves of absence.
    - File a Notice of Leave before the child is taken out and a Notice of Return before the child returns to the nursery.
    - The child’s enrollment will be revoked if the absence exceeds two months.
  • Your children can continue attending Kawauchi Keyaki Nursery School until the last day of the month in which your youngest child turns 1 year old (unless their birthday is on the first of the month, in which case your children can continue attending until the previous day, i.e., the last day of the previous month), as long as you make an application for continued enrollment to the municipality where you live, and it is approved. In addition, if your youngest child is on a waiting list at the time of their 1st birthday, this period may be extended by up to 6 months if applied for (if they are on a waiting list when they turn 18 months old, this period can be extended for another 6 months).
    - File a Request for Continued Enrollment along with a photocopy of the child’s health insurance card and other required documentation.