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Toddler Friendly Timeline

  • Baby Is Born!!!!!

    Baby Is Born!!!!!
  • 13-15 Months: Physical Development

    13-15 Months: Physical Development
    Posture changes because of changes in the physical proportion. They are able to pick up small objects and move them from hand to hand, and can turn several pages of a book at one time.
    The child can sit up without help, they may walk alone or while holding a caregiver"s hand.
  • 13-15 M: Intellectual Development

    13-15 M: Intellectual Development
    The child notices actions of other children and adult, children through their senses and own actions. They start to learn trial and error. The child names common object and people. Understands"no" but ignore the word. Can put two words together and find hidden objects. May use sounds to indicate specific objects. Babbles with expressions.
  • 16-18 M Physical

    16-18 M Physical
    Large Motor Skills: Can walk sideways, stand on either foot, walk and run swiftly, and pushes and pulls large toys around.
    Fine Motor Skills: Can self feed, stack from 2 to 4 blocks, and grasp crayons with a fist and scribbles.
  • 16-18 M: Intellectual Development

    16-18 M: Intellectual Development
    The child grows more inquisitive, refines concepts, and begins to figure to figure out things through process. However, the child has a short attention span. They show signs of simple problem solving skills, the decisions involve choosing from different alternatives. An 18 month year old can choose between two books to read at bedtime. Vocabulary increases from six to ten words, says "no" more than any other word, and responds to incresing number of verbal directions if combined with actions.
  • 19-21 M Physical

    19-21 M Physical
    Large Motor Skills :The child can walk backwards and jumps in place, climb up and down one stairstep, dances in response to music, can kick a large ball, and with practice, children improve in steadiness, balance and body control.
    Fine Motor Skills: They can drink form a cup, poor hand-eye coordination but, with practice their success and neatness improves, rotate a handle, can build a tower of five or six blocks, had hand preferences.
  • 19-21 M: Intellectual

    19-21 M: Intellectual
    19 month old counting!The use of imagination can help with creativity and curiosity by helping children cope with fears and things they do not understand. Speech development starts to grow at a rapid pace, they begin to pronounce words clearly. Imitation is a method of learning where toddlers copy the actions of others.
  • 22-24 M: Physical

    22-24 M: Physical
    Large Motor Skills: The child walks with more coordination and assurance , can bounce and sway in simple dancing movements, like to walk on low walls and preform stunts, can throw a ball in a basket.
    Fine: Likes to play with modeling clay, and snips paper with scissors.
    Teeth: By age two children can brush their own teeth, and their diet affects their teeth. Regular checkups at the dentist are important.
  • 22-24 M: Intellectual Development

    22-24 M: Intellectual Development
    The child can use two to three word sentences, knows about 500 words including"no." The child can also identify colors and follow simple directions. The child is interested in sound and repetition. Children can think in terms of their own activities and what they perceive at the moment.
  • 24-30 M: Physical

    24-30 M: Physical
    Large Motor Skills: Improves motor skills as torso lengthens and baby fat begins to dissapear, climbs everywhere, plays on swings, ladders and other playground equipment.
    Fine: Open doors by turning Knobs, can remove wrapping from gum and candy, and can wash their hands
  • 24-30 M: Intellectual Development

    24-30 M: Intellectual Development
    The child understands cause and effect, becomes more interested in children's TV shows, can effectively plan an activity, and they have descent reading comprehension. The child now understands some parts of speech, for ex: Prepostions(Out, In, and on), they can make simple requests and enoy learning new names for objects.
  • 30-36 M: Physical

    30-36 M: Physical
    Making sand castles, cupcakes, and playing on a swingGross Motor Skills: Likes to be in constant motion, running or walking sideways or backward, enjoys games involving running, goes upstairs by alternating feet one foot at a time, and they learn to walk on their tip-toes.
    Fine Motor Skills: Can turn doornobswith greater strength, likes to paint using full arm motions, can make mud pies and sand castles.
  • 30-36 M: Intellectual Development

    30-36 M: Intellectual Development
    Cute! Three Year Old Recites Poem!The child can:
    Count to 3 Use some plurals Use some past tense Name major body parts Use three-word sentences Give name and age when asked Respond to "wh" questions (who, what, when, where, why) Be understood by nonfamily members Talk constantly, narrate own play activity