Toddler Devolpment

  • The Baby is born

    The Baby is born
  • 13 - 15 months (cognitive)

    13 - 15 months (cognitive)
    • Notice actions of other children and adults
    • Loves to mimic all actions
    • Responds to own name comes when called
    • Recognizes names of major body parts
    • Experiments with actions never tried before
  • 16 - 18 months (physical)

    16 - 18 months (physical)
    _ May be able to walk sideways
    _ Stands on either foot with support
    _Begins to scribble
    _ Works jigsaw puzzles with one to two peices
    _ Pushes and pulls large toys around the floor
  • 16 - 18 months (cognitive)

    16 - 18 months (cognitive)
    _ Gradually refines concepts
    _ Remembers where objects belong
    _ Begins to firgure things out through thought process
    _ Vocubarly increases to six to ten words
    _ Refers to self by name when asked
  • 19 - 21 months (physical)

    19 - 21 months (physical)
    _ Walks sideways and backwards
    _Runs without falling often
    _ Loves to run, jump and climb
    _ Holds two objects in hand easily
    _ Uses one hand more than the other
  • 19 - 21 month ( cognitive)

    19 - 21 month ( cognitive)
    _ Progresses from simple imitation to imaginative play
    _ Can remember familiar objects without seeing them
    _ Is interested in tiny things such as bugs
    _ Enjoys labeling objects and parts of body
    _ Constantly asks " what's that?"
  • 22 - 24 months (physical)

    22 - 24 months (physical)
    _ Bounces and sways in simple dancing movements
    _ Can throw ball into basket
    _ Jumps with both feet off the floor
    _ Holds crayon with thumb and fingers
    _ Snips paper with scissors
  • 22 - 24 month (cognitive)

    22 - 24 month (cognitive)
    _ Follows simple directions
    _ Is able to match familiar objects on TV screen
    _ May distinguish between "one" and "many"
    _Has vocubalary of 50 or more words
    _ Is able to ask for things using simple words
  • 24- 30 months (physical)

    24- 30 months (physical)
    _ Kicks ball forward
    _ Throws ball overhead but without aiming
    _ Enjoys running but is unable to measure sudden stops. May collide with other people or obstacles
    _ Opens door by turning knobs
    _ Can remove wrapping from gum and candy
  • 24 - 30 months (cognitive)

    24 - 30 months (cognitive)
    _ Can follow two step commands
    _ Likes to listen to tapes and records of stories and songs
    _Distingushes between before and after
    _ Uses two word sentences
    _ Enjoys learning names for new objects
  • 30 - 36 months (physical)

    30 - 36 months (physical)
    _ Enjoys games involving running
    _ Walks on tiptoe
    _ Climbs up slide ladder and slides down
    _ Eats with a fork
    _ Makes mud pies and sandcastles
  • 30 - 36 months (cognitive)

    30 - 36 months (cognitive)
    _ Can stack rings in the correct order
    _ Recoginizes self in pictures
    _ Uses personal pronouns correctly
    _ Connects name and uses of objects
    _ Starts to use past tense and plurals
  • 13 - 15 months (physical)

    13 - 15 months (physical)
    • May stand erect with only slight support
    • May stand alone without support for a short period of time -Enjoys filling and emptying containers with small objects -May climb stairs on hands and knees -Builds small towers of blocks