Name some body parts and
familiar objects, such as "toy" or "cat."
Speak with a mix of
made-up words and understandable words.
Repeat words they overhear, such as from adult
Sensory and motor development
Most children by age
See and hear well.
developing motor skills. Around the second birthday, children can usually go up
and down stairs one step at a time, kick a ball, and are starting to run. Most
children can also stand on their tiptoes. You may see your child carrying toys,
sometimes large toys, around the house. Pull-toys are also a favorite around
Scribble and draw simple strokes with a crayon. They can
also pour out toys or other objects from a container and build a tower with 4
or more blocks. You may notice your child using one hand more than the