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Suggested Activities
8-18 months
Gross Motor Development
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Roll a ball back and forth. 

 

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Provide low, stable toys and furniture for your child to pull up on and cruise along.

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 Use pop-up tunnels or large boxes for crawling through and exploring.

 

 

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Provide a toy that gives your child an opportunity for riding, pushing and pulling. 

Fine Motor Development
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Use textured bright colored books to encourage pointing with the index finger and turning pages.

 

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Encourage stacking using soft blocks or empty boxes and containers.

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Encourage a two-finger pinch using small cereal or bite size pieces of food.

 

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Practice making marks on paper using crayons or markers,

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