Develops object permanence (knows something exists even when it is out of sight).
Likes to look for dropped or hidden objects.
-Follows simple instructions.
16-18 Months Physical
Walks holding your hand or on their own.
-Stands up without assistance.
19-21 Months Cognitive
Completes simple inset puzzles.
Understands more words than they can say.
Begins to use two-word sentences
19-21 Months Physical
Walks up and down stairs with help.
Kicks a ball while standing.
22-24 Months Cognitive
Points to pictures when named.
Can help turn book pages.
Enjoys and moves to music.
Likes simple games and rhymes (Itsy Bitsy Spider, Peek-a-Boo).
22-24 Months Physical
Likes riding toys.
Climbs on and over furniture.
-Feeds themselves, but messy.
24-30 Months Cognitive
Begin to get involved with sybolic play.
Start sorting things by class.
They can play by themselves for longer periods without getting bored.
24-30 Months Physical
Most teeth have come in, including some molars.- Toddlers are able to run easier and better with fewer tumbles.- They are able to walk backwards.- They can walk upstairs without help, but they take one stair at a time.
30-36 Months Cognitive
Toddlers begin exploring cause and effect.
Understands when a person leaves and where they are going.
They can tell a caregiver when they're hurt and where at.
30-36 Months Physical
Toddlers can wash their own hands.
May show signs of being ready to potty train.
Can stack four to six blocks.
They drink well from a cup and can graps the cup easier.