Milestones from 1-2 years

One Year/12 months

Social and Emotional-A one year old may be shy or anxious with strangers.

Cognitive-Explores objects in many different ways

Language-Responds to simple verbal requests, like picking up toys or putting something in the trash

Movement-Assumes hands-and-knees position as if crawling

Hand and Finger Skills-Takes objects in and out of a container

Two years/24 months

Social-Imitates behavior of others, especially adults and other children

Emotional-Demonstrates increasing independence

Cognitive-Begins to sort by shapes and colors

Language-Points to object or picture when its named for him

Movement-Walks alone

Hand and Finger Skills-Scribbles on his or her own

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