• Development milestones above one year

Development milestones above one year

Watch your baby's development... step by step

Physical development milestones you can expect

12-14 Months:

  • Walk alone well
  • Drink from a cup (poorly)
  • Turn pages in a book
  • Play ball by rolling or tossing it

15-18 Months:

  • Lift cup up to mouth for drinking
  • Climb onto furniture
  • Uses 10–20 words
  • May be able to follow a command without a gesture

19-24 Months:

  • Feed self with a spoon
  • Run
  • Climb into a small chair
  • Walk up steps
  • Helps with dressing

25-36 Months:

  • Advanced mobility and climbing skills
  • Able to dress oneself
  • Speaking in sentences
  • Ability to be independent to primary care giver
  • Easily learns new words, places and people's names
  • Toilet learning continues
  • Attempts to sing in-time with songs

 

 

 

 

 

Emotional development milestones you can expect

12-14 Months:

  • Use gestures or words to convey objects, such as: Pointing at a book, raising arms to be picked up, or saying "cup"

15-18 Months:

  • Address others with greetings
  • Mimic parental activities such as cleaning up or talking on a telephone

19-24 Months:

  • Wants to be independent at times. Will throw a tantrum or possibly say "No!"
  • Mimics social behavior such as hugging a teddy bear or feeding a doll
  • Can play turn-taking games

25-36 Months:

  • Knows boys from girls
  • Shows preferences, such as clothes and entertainment
  • Knows how to play different games

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