AT THE END OF AGE 2

GROSS MOTOR SKILLS
  • Jump in place and over small objects.
  • Can walk up and down the stairs with support.
  • Can throw a small ball overhand.
  • Kick a ball with either foot.
FINE MOTOR SKILLS
  • Build a tower of three small blocks.
  • Pick up small objects with thumb and one finger.
  • Bring a spoon to mouth.
  • Hold and drink from a cup independently.
  • Put shapes into a shape sorter without assistance.
  • Paint using whole arm movements to make strokes.
COGNITIVE MILESTONES
  • Can find hidden objects even from under 2-3 layers.
  • Begin to distinguish between shapes and colours, and can sort them from one another.
  • Can complete sentences and rhymes from familiar books.
  • Can build towers of four or more blocks.
  • Might use one hand more than the other.
  • Can follow two-step instructions such as “Pick up your toys and put them in the closet.”
  • Can name items in a picture book such as a cat, bird, or dog.
SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL MILESTONES
  • Imitate behaviour of others, especially adults and older children.
  • Get excited being with other children.
  • Show increased independence and even defiance.
  • Increasingly aware of themselves as separate from others.
LANGUAGE/COMMUNICATION MILESTONES
  • Point to things or pictures when named.
  • Know the names of familiar people and body parts.
  • Can say sentences with 2–4 words.
  • Can follow simple instructions.
  • Repeat words overheard in conversation.
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