Visual Skills Development for Toddlers 24 – 36 Months

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

By 2 years of age children should have 20/20 (normal) vision.  You may notice that they are becoming increasing more interested in exploring their environment.  They should be imitating the placement of objects after visual observation. At this age they are continuing the development of visual motor and fine motor tasks. These tasks include completing form boards, pegboard designs, and simple …

Day2DayParentingVisual Skills Development for Toddlers 24 – 36 Months

Visual Skills Development for Toddlers 12 – 24 Months

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

At 1 year of age visual acuity is in the 20/50 range.  Eye-hand coordination and depth perception are continuing to develop, and by 2 years of age they should be well developed.  In addition to fine motor activities such as scribbling with a crayon, your child is now using his or her vision to coordinate gross motor activities and make …

Day2DayParentingVisual Skills Development for Toddlers 12 – 24 Months

Cognitive Development for Toddlers 24 – 36 Months

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Cognitive Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

In Terms of Cognitive Development, Most 3 Year Olds Can: Be able to control bladder and bowel functions, but still has accidents Play with others for short periods of time Starts learning how to dress herself Wants to help parents Possibly have an imaginary friend Resist taking a nap but could still need one Become shy, possibly start to whine …

Day2DayParentingCognitive Development for Toddlers 24 – 36 Months

Cognitive Development for Toddlers 12 – 24 Months

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

In Terms of Cognitive Development, Most Two Year Olds Will: Recognize self in the mirror Play for longer periods of time Often says ‘no’ to bedtime and other requests Enjoy dancing to music Feel proud when doing things independently Enjoy messy activities Be willing to release toy to her parent Give hugs and kisses to her parent Play with a …

Day2DayParentingCognitive Development for Toddlers 12 – 24 Months
Gross Motor Activities for Toddlers

Gross Motor Skills for Toddlers 24 – 36 Months

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

Between the ages of 24 – 36 months, most toddlers can complete the following gross motor skills: Jump from the bottom step Jump a distance of about 8 inches Jump on a trampoline with 2 hands held Begin to stand on one foot Begin to ride a tricycle Catch a large ball At 3 years old, most toddlers can complete the …

Day2DayParentingGross Motor Skills for Toddlers 24 – 36 Months
Gross motor skills for toddlers

Gross Motors Skills for Toddlers Aged 12 – 24 Months

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

Gross Motor Skills for Toddlers at 18 Months: Walk alone Walk downstairs holding rail, one step at a time Run in a hurried walk Walk into a large ball to kick Throw underhand in sitting Pull toy behind while walking Stand on one leg with help At 24 months (2 years), most toddlers can complete the following gross motor skills: …

Day2DayParentingGross Motors Skills for Toddlers Aged 12 – 24 Months
toddler attention span

Toddler Attention Span: How Long Should They Be Able to Focus?

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

Your toddler’s attention span is usually dependent upon developmental age. If you have unrealistic expectations of your toddler’s attention span, it can often lead to temper tantrums and other upsetting behavior. Keep in mind that whether or not your child likes the actual activity, or is sick, tired, or hungry can affect his/her attention span. Here are some guidelines to …

Day2DayParentingToddler Attention Span: How Long Should They Be Able to Focus?

Detecting Hearing Loss in Infants and Toddlers

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Infants 3 - 12 Months, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

In 1993, the National Institute of Health made a recommendation that all babies have their hearing tested between birth and three months of age. By 1999, 20 states had implemented laws encouraging newborn hearing screenings and 12 states passed laws requiring them. Today, 10 years later, 30 states plus Guam, Puerto Rico and Washington, DC provide for the establishment of …

Day2DayParentingDetecting Hearing Loss in Infants and Toddlers

Oral Fixation vs. Oral Mouthing — Is There A Difference?

Florence Angelo Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

Development of Oral Motor & Oral Sensory Skills Early development of oral motor and oral sensory skills is critical to reaching many childhood milestones. The oral motor and sensory experiences a child has as an infant and toddler can directly impact development in the following areas: Oral-motor strength and coordination Speech and language Feeding and eating behaviors Self-soothing and sleep …

Florence AngeloOral Fixation vs. Oral Mouthing — Is There A Difference?

Q&A: 15 Month Old No Longer Progressing with Physical Therapy

Tamara Guo Child Development, Special Needs Diagnoses, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

We’ve been in PT since 9 months old. My son went from not rolling, to rolling, not crawling to crawling, and not pulling up to now pulling up and cruising well. He is now 15 1/2 months old and has stayed in this development spot for the past couple of months. He does not stand unassisted, squat to stand or …

Tamara GuoQ&A: 15 Month Old No Longer Progressing with Physical Therapy