Your child at 18 to 24 months (1643)

Key points below

All children develop at their own pace. This sheet is a guide to help you know what you might expect from your child at 18 to 24 months of age.

What should my child be learning?

Gross Motor Skills: Big body movements

Fine Motor Skills: Hands and fingers

Language and social development

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

How can I help my child?

Gross motor skills

Fine motor skills


Sensory skills

Toys for Children from 18 to 24 months of age


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.