Get your 13-18 month old working on their walking and communication skills with these 3 simple toddler activities! Whether it involves keeping your toddler safe or helping them with their balancing skills as they learn new words, there’s so many new milestones to look forward to as they get older. All our games are developed with and approved by expert pediatric physical and occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists.
These activities are designed to help your toddler as they move towards their 13-18 month milestones. The games are not limited to this specific week. You can keep playing these games over the next several weeks as long as you and your child continue to have fun. If you are concerned that your child isn’t meeting their milestones, trust your instincts and talk to your healthcare professional.
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Games to Play:
• Shoe Shack: If baby is walking, it may be time to purchase shoes. Standing and walking barefoot around house is important, but shoes may be necessary when walking outside or places that could hurt baby’s bare feet. Helps baby stay safe while exploring their world.
• Push-Pull Toys: Try playing with push-pull toys at this age. Toy cars and trucks that roll are good toys for baby to push along floor. Make engine and horn noises: Vroom, Vroom! Encourage baby to do the same. Helps baby improve balance and coordination for walking.
• Bucket Baby: This is a great age for encouraging baby to practice the meaning of “in” and “out.” Try asking them to put toys in a bucket and then take them out again. Helps baby develop communication skills and learn how to grasp small objects.
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Pathways.org is a non-profit organization that provides free, trusted resources so that every parent is fully empowered to support their child’s development. Our milestones are supported by American Academy of Pediatric findings. Our resources are developed with and approved by expert pediatric physical and occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists.
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00:00 Shoe shack
00:15 Push-pull toys
00:26 Bucket baby
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