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Developmental Milestones 18 - 24 months

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Developmental Milestones 18 - 24 months

Let's look at the main developmental milestones for 18 to 24 months old.  Developmental Milestones: 18 - 24 months This age brings a whirlwind of new words, new skills, and movement!  From around 18-24 months, these are the milestones you should expect to see: Forget the 2-block tower, your toddler can now master a build using 4-6 blocks, as well as do things like put 4 rings on a stick, large pegs in a pegboard, pull up a large zipper, and turn pages of a book, 2 or 3 pages at a time. At around this age, temper tantrums are even more common as they...

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Developmental Milestones 2-3 year olds

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Developmental Milestones 2-3 year olds

Let's look at the main developmental milestones for 2 to 3 years old.  Developmental Milestones: 2 - 3 years As your independent child runs from room to room, climbing, jumping, and chatting away, you'll notice many more wonderful changes are on their way.   Between the ages of 2-3 years, these are the milestones you should expect to see: Their vocab is increasing no end and by 24 months, they can say around 50 everyday words (but can probably recognize many more) like “telephone” and “door” and “spoon”. By 3 years, they can say an astonishing 900-1000 words, with an understanding of around 1500 words! They are...

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Developmental Milestones 4-5 year olds

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Developmental Milestones 4-5 year olds

  Let's look at the main developmental milestones for 4 to 5 year olds.  Developmental Milestones: 4 - 5 year olds You've probably noticed that your preschooler loves to be around people and can often display a myriad of emotions in any one given day!  Between the ages of 4-5 years old, these are the milestones you should expect to see: By this age, your child will have started playing more with others and may even have a best friend. They understand how to share and take turns, and will enjoy being social. Four-year-olds have a better understanding of rules and structure, especially those who've...

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A Shamrock Fine Motor Toddler Beading Activity for St. Patrick's Day!

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A Shamrock Fine Motor Toddler Beading Activity for St. Patrick's Day!

The shamrock, leprechauns, rainbows, and a pot of-gold are all associated with St. Patrick’s Day... Here's a fun shamrock beading activity for St. Patrick's Day! This will help improve your toddler's or preschooler's fine motor skills while teaching her a little bit about the holiday.

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St. Patrick’s Day Pegboard Rainbow Abacus Toddler Activity!

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St. Patrick’s Day Pegboard Rainbow Abacus Toddler Activity!

The Irish have celebrated St. Patrick's Day on March 17, for over a millennium. But who was Patrick, and why is he honored?

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