Reggio Emilia's approach to curriculum implementation and the problem of the Nigerian child are all interwoven. Today 21st century child and national development are essential components of the seven points agenda of the present administration, which if solved will help to develop the economy and make Nigeria one of the 20th largest economies by the year 2030. It will help to reposition Nigeria among the committees of Nations. For the nation to move out of the present social doldrums, the position of the 21st-century child needs to be re-addressed to attain the anticipated sustainable development goals. This can be done by using Reggio Emilia of curriculum implementation in teaching and learning in pre-primary schools. In this direction, this paper had a look at the situation now, the interference between Reggio Emilia's approach of curriculum implementation and the 21st-century child and strategies for closing the gap.