From 18months to 3 years old

A quick guide to what your toddler could be doing and some ideas of activities…

 

Do

from 18 months…

walk

stop without falling over

kneel

carry something

climb

scribble

use pincer movement

 

from 2 years…

run

climb steps

use a spoon and fork

draw circles and lines

build a tower of blocks

pick up tiny objects


Aware Of

Cause & effect

absent object awareness

following simple instructions

naming things

label basic feelings


Enjoy

singing

dancing

books

pretend play

playing with other children


To Try

getting outdoors – playgrounds, parks, woods, beaches

balloons

push/pull toys

going for a walk

puzzles

drawing

naming objects

conversations

duplo & bricks

cooking swimming

dancing