Milestones In Action: By Thirty Months

Milestones Photo and Video Library

 

Plays next to other children and sometimes plays with them

 
Description

The child in this video is playing next to other children and sometimes plays with them, a 30-month social/emotional milestone.

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Shows you what she can do by saying, “Look at me!”

 
Description

The child in this video is showing her mom what she can do by saying “Look at Me!”, a 30-month social/emotional milestone.

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Follows simple routines when told, like helping to pick up toys when you say, “It’s clean-up time.”

 
Description

The child in this video is following simple routines when told by her mom, a 30-month social/emotional milestone.

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Says about 50 words

 
Description

The child in this video is saying about 50 words with her mom, a 30-month language/communication milestone.

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Says two or more words together, with one action word, like “Doggie run”

 
Description

The child in this video is saying two or more words together, with one action word, like “Shot it in the hoop”, a 30-month language/communication milestone.

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Names things in a book when you point and ask, “What is this?”

 
Description

The child in this video is naming things in a book as her mom points to it, a 30-month language/communication milestone.

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Says words like “I,” “me,” or “we”

 
Description

The child in this video says words like “I”, a 30-month language/communication milestone.

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Uses things to pretend, like feeding a block to a doll as if it were food

 
Description

The child in this video is using things to pretend, a 30-month cognitive milestone.

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Shows simple problem-solving skills, like standing on a small stool to reach something

 
Description

The child in this video is showing simple problem-solving skills by standing on a small stool to reach some things, a 30-month cognitive milestone.

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Follows two-step instructions like “Put the toy down and close the door.”

 
Description

The child in this video follows two-step directions given by her mom, a 30-month cognitive milestone.

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Shows he knows at least one color, like pointing to a red crayon when you ask, “Which one is red?”

 
Description

The child in this video shows that he knows at least one color when his mom asked him, a 30-month cognitive milestone.

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Uses hands to twist things, like turning doorknobs or unscrewing lids

Uses hands to twist things, like turning doorknobs or unscrewing lids

 
Description

The child in this photo is using her hands to twist things, like unscrewing the lid, a 30-month movement/physical development milestone.


 

Takes some clothes off by himself, like loose pants or an open jacket

Takes some clothes off by himself, like loose pants or an open jacket

 
Description

The child in this photo is taking some clothes off by himself, like his open jacket, a 30-month movement/physical development milestone.


 

Jumps off the ground with both feet

 
Description

The child in this video is jumping off the ground with both feet, a 30-month movement/physical development milestone.

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Turns book pages, one at a time, when you read to her

Turns book pages, one at a time, when you read to her

 
Description

The child in this photo is turning book pages, one at a time as her mom reads to her, a 30-month movement/physical development milestone.