Fífurimi 13
112 Reykjavík

Leikskólinn Fífuborg

About the preschool

Fífuborg is open from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Fífuborg Preschool in Grafarvogur officially opened in January 1993. The outdoor area for the preschool, Hallsholt, is nearby. It is a popular spot for children's walks, as well as for outdoor education and free play. The preschool has 20 employees in four groups where around 70 children attend at the same time. The groups are called Ljósheimar, Álfheimar, Dvergheimar, and Hulduheimar.

Preschool Director: Helga Sigurðardóttir


Fífuborg Preschool

Want to know more about Fífuborg? In this very short video, we give a glimpse of the preschool activities. It was made by Erla Stefánsdóttir and Antonía Lárusdóttir for the the Department of Education & Youth.


The values of Fífuborg are respect, health, and joy


In Fífuborg, play is the primary teaching tool, and all school activities are built around it. The belief is that children learn best through play, so the environment is designed to encourage play and provide easy access to diverse materials both inside and outside. The main focus areas of the preschool include fostering friendship, promoting environmental education, developing literacy skills, and promoting democratic values.

Teikning af konu að kasta hlutum eins og sirkúslistamaður.

Preschool activities

School curriculum

Do you want to know more about the philosophy and daily operations of Fífuborg? In Fífuborg's school curriculum, you'll find detailed information about the school's philosophical emphasis and approach to play, learning, and work.

Operational plan

What's ahead for Fífuborg? In the operational plan, you'll find, among other things, the school's internal and external evaluations for the last year, an improvement plan, the preschool calendar, and much more.

Preschool calendar

When does Fífuborg have teacher workdays? In the preschool calendar, you'll find information about days off and various other details.

Parent partnerships

We are all in this together, and as the proverb goes it takes a village to raise a child. Reykjavík City preschools make targeted efforts to consult with and increase parent involvement in preschool activities. All Reykjavík City preschools have parent associations and parent councils.

The Center for Fífuborg

Fífuborg Preschool falls under East Center. East Center provides a wide range of services to the residents of Árbær, Grafarholt, Grafarvogur, and Kjalarnes and is a comprehensive information source for municipal services. The Center provides welfare services, school services to preschool and primary schools, day care and recreational counseling, and various other services.


Photos from Fífuborg