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Developmental Milestones 18 - 24 months

Posted by Amanda Jacobs on

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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Developmental Milestones 5-6 years olds

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Developmental Milestones 5-6 years olds

Let's look at the main developmental milestones for 5 to 6 year olds.  Developmental Milestones: 5 - 6 year olds This is the year many kids start kindergarten. It's a real transitional year for your child as they learn to adjust to new routines and expectations, as well as navigate new relationships and situations.  Between the ages of 5-6 years old, these are the milestones you should expect to see: Many five-year-olds love to sing, dance, and act! They love attention and aim to please. They can tell what's make-believe and what's real and have active imaginations. By this age, they will have developed a...

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Important Developmental Milestones for under 5's

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Important Developmental Milestones for under 5's

Did you know that your child’s brain will develop more and faster in the first five years of their life, than at any other time? It’s pretty amazing to think about how many important developmental milestones children achieve in their formative years. Developmental milestones are a set of developmental goals that a child will hit within a certain timeframe across the 5 main areas of early childhood development. They are the skills or abilities that children acquire, which generally build upon one another. Think of them as a checklist that represents what the average child can do by a certain...

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