Ages one to three

  • year 1 physical development milestone

    Some physical developments 1 year old children have are; picks up small objects with thumb and forefingers, may walk while holding a caregiver's hand, and moves objects from hand to hand.
  • 1 year self feeding

    1 year self feeding
    One year old children eat finger foods like; slices of banana, are popular. They should avoid hard foods like raw carrots that can cause choking. Using a spoon to eat usually begins before the age of one.
  • year 1 social development milestone

    year 1 social development milestone
    One year old children play alone but often near other, dislikes sharing toys, desires approval, and fears some strangers.
  • year 1 Piaget's four periods

    year 1 Piaget's four periods
    children learn through their senses and own actions..
  • year 1 Intellectual Developmental Milestones

    year 1 Intellectual Developmental Milestones
    A year old child begins to put two words together, names common objects and people, understands "no" but ignores, and finds hidden objects.
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    Ages 1 to 3

  • 18 months physical development milestone

    18 months physical development milestone
    An 18 month old can sit down without help, turns several pages of a book at a time, stacks two or four blocks, and grasps crayons with a fist and scribbles.
  • 18 months self feeding

    18 months self feeding
    18 month old children can use a spoon with little spilling, and can drink from a cippy cup.
  • 18 months emotional development milestone

    18 months emotional development milestone
    18 month old children develop frustration- they want to do more than their bodies are yet able to accomplish, the child realizes being a separate person, negativism can produce a battle of wills between child and parent, and they are giving choices, and encourage talking.
  • 18 months social pattern

    18 months social pattern
    They engage in parallel, which means that they play near, but not actually with, other children. they begin to treat other people more as objects than as human beings, and children of this age can understand that their actions have consequences for others, but this understanding is limited to actions that have direct, immediate, and physical results.
  • 18 months social development milestone

    18 months social development milestone
    Plays alone but often near others, and desires approval
  • 18 months social development milestone

    18 months social development milestone
    dislikes sharing toys, parallel plays, which means playing alone but near others, and they also need rules to guide social behavior.
  • 18 months Piaget's 4 periods

    children learn through their senses and own actions
  • 18 months intellectual development milestone

    they can find hidden objects, they can put together simple puzzles, and can count up to 3 or 4
  • year 2 physical development milestone

    they can walk well, jumps in place, climbs up and down one stair, and can pull toys with wheels.
  • year 2 self feeding

    they can usually feed themselves and learn to use a fork, but they often take a long time to eat, At this age they are still improving their finger motor skills, as well as getting nutrition. At this age the child should eat with the rest of the family.
  • year 2 emotional development

    At year 2 a child understands more and is able to wait longer for various needs to be met, unlike the 18 month old. At this age a child expresses love and affection freely and seeks approval and praise, also 2 year old's are easier to reason with.
  • year 2 social pattern

    they are especially good at understanding and interacting with their main caregivers, children can read their caregiver's moods and gauge what kind of behavior the caregiver is likely to accept, And they also find it fun to play with someone else.
  • year 2 social development milestone

    Can play simple games with others, bosses other children, and says "please" if prompted.
  • year 2 Piaget's 4 periods

    Children learn through their senses and own actions.
  • year 2 intellectual development milestone

    Uses two- to three- word sentences, and knows about 500 words.
  • year 3 Piaget's 4 periods

  • year and one half physical development milestone

    They can begin to stack six blocks, turns one page of a book at a time, picks up objects from the floor without losing balance, walks with more coordination and confidence, jumps off the bottom step, and pushes self on wheeled toys.
  • year 2 and one half self feeding

    They are eating with the rest of the family, motor skills are still improving, and they are using forks.
  • year 2 and one half emotional development

    They are not easily distracted as they were at 18 months, with children this age they begin to feel overwelmed with everything they are learning, also for this age immaturity and a powerful need for independence clash head- on. they are sensitive about being bossed, shown, helped, or directed during this stage. They can also be stubborn, demanding, abd domineering.
  • year 1 and one half social pattern

    The indur negativism. During this stage, a child may refuse to do anything at all for one person, while happily doing almost anything another person asks, children are also beginning to leanr about the rights of others. Social play is still parallel and works best with only two children.
  • year 1 and one half social development milestone

    They still engage in parallel play, will use "please" if prompted, and learning how to respect other kids' feelings.
  • year 1 and one half Piaget's 4 periods

    Children think in terms of their own activities and what they percieve at the moment.
  • year 1 and one half intellectual development milestone

    Use's short sentences, follows directions, identifies colors, and can scribble
  • year 3 physical development milestone

    They can stack 8 blocks, screws lids on and off containers, draws circles and horizontal and vertical lines, alternates feet going up stairs but not going down, runs but may not be able to stop smoothly, and throws a ball overhead but inaccurately.
  • year 3 self feeding

    At this age, most children are quite skillful using a spoon and fork. the have a full set of primary teeth, so chewing foods isn't a problem, meat and other tough food should be cut down to small pieces.
  • year 3 emotional development

    They are more cooperative and are learning to be considerate, they become more willing to take directions from others, children like to talk and are much better at it, they talk to their toys, their playmates, themselves, and imaginary companions.
  • year 3 social pattern

    Children at this age begin to engage in cooperative play, actually playing with one another, they can also work together in small groups to build with blocks and act out events for doll families, and fit puzzles together, they also may prefer some children over others as friends.
  • year 3 social development milestone

    They take part in brief group activities (cooperative play), they take turns, likes to help their caregivers, and shows affection to their parents.
  • year 3 Piaget's 4 periods

    Children think in terms of their own activities and what they percieve at the moment.
  • year 3 intellectual development milestone

    They use longer sentences, knows about 900 words, follows two- part directions and sorts by color and shape.