- Children at this age begin to
understand simple questions. You can play the "Where" game with him.
While in the kitchen, cooking dinner or at dinner time, ask questions like "Where
is the spoon?", etc.
- By now your child should be
able to recognize those body parts you have been teaching her. While playing
with dolls or on a person, she should be able to locate them. Use the same
rhymes or songs you used when pointing to them on her when she was little to get
her to point to them on the doll. I like using the tune of "Where is
Thumbkin", but singing "Where is nose, where is nose, here I am, here
- Your child should be naming
several objects, so ask him frequently "What is that?". If he doesn't
know, tell him and then ask him again, "What is that?", until he gets
- Some other concepts your child
should be demonstrating at this age are:
- looking attentively
- following directions
- imitating speech
- asking for simple needs (i.e..
- using ten words
to 2nd birthday