Age Appropriate Milestones / Development
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12 Months
18 Months
24 Months
36 Months
Follow moving
objects with their
eyes.
Sit without support.
Like to pull, push and
dump things.
Use two to three
word sentences.
Walk up steps
(alternating feet).
Turn toward the
source of sound.
Pull to a standing
position.
Follow simple
directions (“bring
ball”).
Say names of toys.
Ride a tricycle.
Reach for objects
and pick them up.
Drink from a cup
Pull off shoes, socks
and mittens.
Recognize familiar
pictures.
Put on their shoes.
Switch toys from
one hand to another
Crawl
Like to look at
pictures.
Carry something
while walking.
Open a door.
Play with their toes.
Play peek-a-boo
and patty cake.
Feed themselves.
Feed themselves with
a spoon.
Turn one page at a
time.
Recognize familiar
faces.
Hold out their arms
and legs while being
dressed.
Walk without help.
Turn 2-3 pages at a
time.
Repeat common
rhymes.
Babble
Stack two blocks.
Step off a low object
and keep balance.
Identify hair, eyes,
ears and nose by
pointing.
Use three-to
five-word sentences.
 
Know five or six
words.
Point
 
Name at least one
color correctly.
 
 
Show affection
 
Are toilet trained.
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