24-36 Months

Approaches to Learning
Increasing independence through world exploration and problem-solving abilities.

Cognitive Development
Building an understanding of the world around them, while they practice thinking critically and creatively.

Language Development
Effective communication abilities are developing as these 2-year-olds use sounds, expressions, body language, and eventually, oral and written language while responding to and understanding others.

Physical Development
These 2-year-olds practice coordinating and controlling large and small muscle movements, while they build an understanding of health and safety concepts.

Social-Emotional Development
Developing and understanding of their own emotions and their relationships with others, like family, friends, and community members, as well as understanding how to interact with others while developing self-awareness.