From 12 months to 2 years you have a toddler now.

Developmental milestones are behaviours, physical skills, communication skills seen in infants and children as they grow and develop. Crawling, wahing, walking are all considered milestones.

As the child grows between 1-2 years old they will start to learn social skills through play, copying others.

Their cognitive and language development will grow quickly asa they absorb more and more from the world around them.

Emotional development

-seeks comfort when upset, afraid

-Assists another child when in distress by giving hugs, patting, giving the dummy, bottle, or so on.

May lose contron of self when tired or frustred (tantrums).

Activities to do with your toddler

  • Sensory play with jelly
  • Read them
  • We are going on a bear hunt( see the book)
  • Sensory play with sand
  • Cooking/Baking
  • Playdough
  • Painting
  • Pretend Play
  • Singing Nursery Rhymes
  • Garden time/ Gardening
  • Set up some soft blocks – Physical dev.
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