13-15 Months-Physical~May stand with slight support.
~Cruises along furniture.
~Takes steps while holding onto parent's hands.
~Crawls forward or backward with varying speed.
~May climb stairs on hands and knees.
~Can sit on a chair for a short time.
~May climb out of the crib.
13-15 Months-Cognitive~Begins to form concepts
~Notices actions of other children and adults.
~Loves to mimic all actions.
~Explores different features of objects as if studying them.
~Experiments with actions never tried before.
~Has very short memory and almost no forethought.
~Likes to look at picture books and pats recognized pictures.
~Shows interest in new textures.
~Is able to fit round block into round hole in form board.
16-18 Months-Cognitive~Remembers where objects belong.
~Begins to figure things out through thought process.
~Has short attention span.
~Tries to imitate the ways parents use objects.
~Enjoys working with shapes on form board.
~identifies simple words like "ball" or "doggie."
~Vocabulary increases to six to ten words.
~Uses words to express something he/she wants.
~Says "no" more often.
~Responds to TV shows.
~Understand more words than is capable of saying.
~May use two-word phrases.
16-18 Months-Physical~May be able to walk sideways.
~Stands on either foot with support.
~Walkts fast and runs stiffy.
~Walks into ball; is unable to kick the ball.
~Squats down smoothly from standing position.
~Jumps with both feet.
~Improves throwing motion, first using whole body, then using
just arm movements.
~May show hand preference in all activities.
~Likes to grab anything and everything.
~Adds hand gestures to spoken language.
~Begins to scribble.
~Continues to enjoy filling and emptying containers.
19-21 Months-Physical~Walks sideways and backward.
~Runs without falling often.
~Walks up and down stairs with help.
~Responds to music and loves running, jumping and climbing.
~Hangs from bar, grasping with hands.
~Can kick a large ball and sits on the floor easily.
~Holds two objects in hand easily.
~Buils tower of five or six blocks.
~Puts toys in and out of container.
~Uses one hand more than the other.
19-21 Months-Cognitive~Progresses form simple imitat\ion to imaginative play.
~Can remember simlilar objects.
~Places shapes in a form board.
~Associates tool with function it performs.
~Completes simple jigsaw puzzle of two to three pieces.
~Learns to distinguish different sounds.
~Vocabulary of about 20 words.
~Enjoys labeling objects and parts of body.
~Responds to speech with speech.
~Uses speech to get desired results.
~Combines two different words.
~Constantly asks "What's that?"
~Likes to respond to reactions.
22-24 Months-Physical~Walks with more coordination and assurance.
~Walks sideways and backward wth ease.
~Bounces ans sways in simple dancing movements.
~Can seat selft in small chair with ease.
~Jumps with both feet off the floor.
~Can throw a ball into basket.
~Throws ball overheas instead of tossing it.
~Shows increased coordination and smoother hand and finger movements.
~Can put several blocks together.
~Likes to play with modeling clay.
~Can open screw-type closure.
~Snips paper with scissors.
22-24 Months-Cognitive~Follows simple directions.
~Identfies familiar objects on TV screen.
~May distinguish between one and many.
~May be able to recall what is lost and where it mgiht be.
~Recognizes when picture in book is upside down.
~Distinguish between vertical and horizontal lines.
~Has vocabulary of 50 or more words.
~Is able to ask for things using simple words.
~Understand more words than its able to use.
~Asks for food when hungry and water when thirsty.
~Substitutes some words for some physical acts.
24-30 Months-Physical~Climbs everywhere indoors, even in forbidden places.
~Climbs on jungle gym with fair amount of ease.
~Plays on swings, ladders, and other playground equipment.
~Kicks ball forward.
~Throws ball overhead but without aiming.
~Opens doors by turning knobs.
~Can remove wrapping from gum candy.
~Can carefully turn pages of book one page at a time.
~Likes to take jar lids off and screw them back on.
~Can soap hands and arms easily.
~Tears paper and manipulates clay.
24-30 Months-Cognitive~Becomes increasingly interested in children's TV shows.
~Understands cuase and effect in terms of own behavior.
~Is better to plan a play activity and carry it out.
~Is able to interpret pictures drawn or painted.
~Recognizes familiar signs in enviroment.
~Solves problems by imitating past actions.
~Vocabulary starts at 200 words and increases to 500 or more in this period.
~Uses two-word sentences.
~Refers to self by name; then learns to use pronouns.
~Enjoys learning names for new objects.
30-36 Months-Physical~LIkes to be in constant motion.
~Enojoys games involving running.
~Goes up the stairs by alternating feet, but goes down one foot at a time.
~Climbs quickly on jungle gym to reach the top.
~Climbs up slide ladder and slides down.
~Sits in adult chairs and may prefer these.
~Throws ball overhead but aim is still poor.
~Walks to tiptoe.
~Turns doorknobs with greater strength.
~Scribbles and draws circles as well as horizontal and vertical lines.
~Strings large breads.
30-36 Months-Cognitive~Uses symbolic representation in make-believe play.
~Tries out various roles in make-believe play.
~Becomes more skilled in putting puzzles together.
~Reveals intellectual curiosity in reading books and watching TV.
~Vocabulary starts at about 500 words and increases to 900 or 1000 in tihs period.
~Ask names of objects and repeats them.
~May use prepositions.
~Understands relative size.
~Uses personal pronouns correctly.
~Starts to use tense and plurals.