Help! What’s the Difference Between Montessori, Waldorf and Reggio?

Are you baffled by what the difference is between Montessori, Waldorf and Reggio learning? Here is a simple break down of each!

It seems like parenting comes with a zillion decisions as soon as a baby pops out of our womb.

Do we want to breastfeed or bottle feed? Do we want the baby to co-sleep or sleep in a crib? Are we going to go with cloth diapers or store bought diapers.

Just when we thought we’ve escaped the flood of decisions – we enter toddlerhood.

Are we going to send our toddlers to daycare, pre-school or stay home?

But, wait there’s more.

If we are going to send our little angels to pre-school – what type of school do we want them to go to. Yes, mamas there are types.

Do we want to send them to Montessori? Waldorf? Perhaps Reggio?

If your head is spinning like mine – here is a great Infographic that breaks it all down and helps makes sense of this madness (a bit)!


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The Big Three: Comparing Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Emilia Learning Philosophies

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What approach do you like the best? All three of my children when to a Montessori school and they flourished! What has your experience been?

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