Milestones In Action : By Eighteen Months

Milestones Photo and Video Library

 

Points to show you something interesting

Points to show you something interesting

 
Description

The child in this photo is pointing to show her teacher something interesting, an 18-month social/emotional milestone.


 

Likes to hand things to others as play

Puts hands out for you to wash them

 
Description

The child in this photo puts his hands out for his mom to wash them, an 18-month social/emotional milestone.


 

Looks at a few pages in a book with you

Looks at a few pages in a book with you

 
Description

The child in this photo is looking at a few pages in a book with his mom and dad, an 18-month social/emotional milestone.


 

Helps you dress him by pushing arm through sleeve or lifting up foot

 
Description

The child in this video is helping his mom to dress him by lifting up his foot, an 18-month social/emotional milestone.

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Tries to say three or more words besides “mama” or “dada”

 
Description

The child in this video is trying to say three or more words besides “mama” or “dada”, an 18-month language/communication milestone.

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Follows one-step directions without any gestures, like giving you the toy when you say, “Give it to me.”

 
Description

The child in this video is following 1-step directions given by her mom without any gestures, an 18-month language/communication milestone.

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Copies you doing chores, like sweeping with a broom

 
Description

The child in this video is copying her mom doing chores and sweeping with a broom, an 18-month cognitive milestone.

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Plays with toys in a simple way, like pushing a toy car
 
Plays with toys in a simple way, like pushing a toy car

Plays with toys in a simple way, like pushing a toy car

 
Description

Photo 1: The child in this photo is showing that she plays with toys in a simple way, like pushing the toy car, an 18-month cognitive milestone.
Photo 2: The child in this photo is showing that she plays with toys in a simple way, like pushing the toy car, an 18-month cognitive milestone.

 

Walks without holding on to anyone or anything

 
Description

The child in this video is walking without holding on to anyone or anything, an 18-month movement/physical development milestone.

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Scribbles

Scribbles

 
Description

The child in this photo is scribbling, an 18-month movement/physical development milestone.


 

Drinks from a cup without a lid and may spill sometimes

Drinks from a cup without a lid and may spill sometimes

 
Description

The child in this photo is drinking from a cup, an 18-month movement/physical development milestone.


 

Feeds himself with his fingers

Feeds himself with his fingers

 
Description

The child in this photo is feeding himself with his fingers, an 18-month movement/physical development milestone.


 

Tries to use a spoon

Tries to use a spoon

 
Description

The child in this photo is trying to use a spoon, an 18-month movement/physical development milestone.


 

Eats with a spoon

Climbs on and off a couch or chair without help

 
Description

The child in this photo is climbing on and off a chair without help, an 18-month movement/physical development milestone.