1. Shows increased independence.
The child is becoming more independent and can do things such as dress themselves, feed themselves, and use the toilet without assistance.
2. Beginning to understand time.
The child is beginning to understand the concept of time and can tell the difference between past, present, and future.
3. Shows more interest in books and stories.
The child is showing a greater interest in books and stories and can sit for longer periods of time to listen.
4. Becomes interested in trying new foods.
The child may start to become interested in trying new foods at this age. It is important to offer a variety of healthy options and let the child decide what they would like to eat.
5. Begins to show a sense of humor.
The child may begin to show a sense of humor at this age and enjoy making others laugh.
6. Understands simple commands.
The child should be able to understand simple commands such as "sit down" or "come here".
7. Responds better to name recognition.
The child may start responding better to their name being called and may come when called.
8. May start potty training at this age.
Some children may start potty training at this age, while others may not be ready yet. It is important to let the child lead the way in this process.
9. Shows increasing physical coordination and balance.
The child's physical coordination and balance will continue to improve at this age. They may start running and climbing more confidently.
10. Begins to understand basic concepts like up, down, in, out, etc.
The child may start to understand basic concepts such as up, down, in, out, etc. This understanding will help them to follow instructions more easily.
11. Can communicate more effectively with words.
The child's communication skills will continue to develop and they will be able to use more words to express themselves.
12. Recognizes own reflection in mirror.
The child may start to recognize their own reflection in a mirror or other surface.
13. Plays imaginatively with dolls or other toys.
The child may start to play imaginatively with dolls or other toys, using them to represent people or animals.
14. May have fears or worries about things that are unfamiliar.
At this age, the child may start to have fears or worries about things that are unfamiliar. It is important to reassure them and help them to feel safe.
15. Starts to take an interest in music and rhythm.
The child may start to show an interest in music and rhythm at this age. They may enjoy dancing or clapping along to songs.