Your baby at 12 to 18 months (1642)

Key points below

What should my baby be learning?

Gross motor skills: Big body movements

By 15 months:

By 18 months:

Fine motor skills: Play and self help

By 12 months:

By 18 months:

Language and social development

Sensory processing: Understanding sights, sounds, tastes, touch, smell and body movement

What can I do to help my child?

Gross motor skills

Fine motor skills

Language and social development

Sensory processing



Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information.