• Milestones for Ages 2 to 3

    • Able to inspect objects without needing to hold or touch them
    • Smile when they see their favorite objects and people
    • Like watching fast-moving objects: wheels, egg beater, toy trains, moving cars
    • Look at their own hands while scribbling
    • Watch and usually imitate what other kids are doing
    • Stare at pictures in books for longer periods, bringing their heads and eyes closer to the book while inspecting each page
    • Open and shut their eyes at will, may even be able to wink when prompted

     

    SOURCES:

    • Mae Catherine Sadicon, certified speech pathologist, Philippine Association of Speech Pathologists
    • 365 Days of Creative Play, by Sheila Ellison and Judith Gray
    • Brain Games for Preschoolers, by Dr. Dorothy Einon
    • Infant and Toddler Development, by Kay Albrecht and Linda Miller
    • The Developing Child, by Helen Bee

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