- Your little genius’ cognitive skills are advancing! Matching, grouping, sorting, and solving advanced puzzles along with ability to relate with the real-world advance significantly at this time.
- With an increased vocabulary they start forming words and identifying object names.
- Math skills such as improved counting and matching will add up.
- Advanced fine motor skills such as balancing, hand-eye coordination and enhanced pincer grip.
- Social and imaginative play with playset can be introduced.
Demonstration of Skills
|Fine Motor||Language and Math||Cognitive||Social and Emotional|
|Use one hand more often than the other for most activities||Has about 200 -450 spoken words in their vocabulary||Group objects by category (e.g. animals, clothing, food)||Show more fear in certain situations (e.g the dark)|
|Build a tower of up to 9 large blocks||Understand simple questions and commands||Stack rings on a peg in order of size||Want independence, but still need security of parents|
|Put together large linking blocks||Identify many body parts||Put together simple puzzles||Watch other children in play, and join them briefly|
|Manage large buttons||Name pictures and actions||Understand simple stories||Defend his possessions|
|Know the words “big” and “little”||Respond to simple directions||Begin to play “house”|
|Name some objects in a book||Understand simple time concepts such as “last night” and “tomorrow”||Begin to show empathy to other children (respond to their feelings)|
|Learn to count “1-2-3”||Match 3-4 colors|