• Gets to sitting position without assistance
  • Pulls up to standing position on furniture, may walk 2-3 steps
  • Crawls on hands and knees
  • Tries to imitate scribbling
  • Points with index finger
  • Feeds self with finger


Thinking & Language:

  • Enjoys looking at pictures in books
  • Finds hidden objects easily
  • Says “dada” and “mama” and may use expressions such as “uh-oh”
  • Appropriately shakes head “no”
  • Engages in simple games such as peek-a-boo, pat-a-cake, or rolling ball to another person



  • Imitates gestures such as waving or shaking head
  • May be shy or anxious with strangers
  • Repeats sounds or gestures for attention
  • May cry when parent leaves