Milestones ages 13 months to 3 years

(Pathways Development chart)

Milestones ages 13 months to 3 years

13-18 Month Milestones (Pathways Development chart)


  • Walks independently
  • Squats to pick up a toy
  • Stacks two objects
  • Helps with getting dress/undressed


  •  Has a regular sleep schedule
  • Is able to enjoy a wide variety of touch, noises, and smells
  • Eats an increasing variety of foods


  • Combines sounds and gestures
  • Imitate words and actions
  • Consistently follows simple directions
  • Shows interest in pictures
  • Can identify 1-2 body parts when named
  • Uses 20 words (mostly nouns)
  •  Responds to questions
  •  Continues to produce speech-like babbling
  • Points at familiar objects and people in pictures
  • Understands “in” and “on”
  • Responds to yes/no questions with head shake/nod
  • Understands up to 50 words


  •  Increases variety of coarsely chopped table foods
  • Holds and drinks from a cup

19 – 24 Month Milestones


  • Uses at least 50 words
  • Uses words more than gestures
  • Beginning to use 2 word phrases
  •  Uses simple pronouns (me, you, my)
  •  Understands more than 300 words
  • Understands action words
  • Enjoys listening to stories

2 – 3 Year Milestones


  •  Consistently uses 2-3 word phrases
  • Uses “in” and “on”
  • At least 50% of speech is understood by caregiver
  •  Follow 2-step directions, e.g. “pick up your coat and bring it to me”
  •  Understands basic nouns, verbs, pronouns
  •  Understands “mine” and “yours”
  •  Ask “what” and “where” questions
  • Uses plurals, e.g. “dogs”
  • Most speech is understood by caregiver
  • Understands opposites e.g. “big” and “small”
  • Simple understanding of concepts including color, space, time
  • Understands “why” questions

The following chart will give you a basic understanding of how the Baby Power

Forever Kids curriculums develop. We follow the natural progression of a child’s

development in our classes. This is the reason we group the children only four

months apart in age.


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