Two Year Old Checklist

This check list is intended for children 24 - 36 month. At this age the children will develop very quickly and she develop most of these skill as they approach the age of 3. This check list should be done twice during the school year, October and May.

Child's Name ___________________________________
Birth date _____________________

Cognitive

October

May

Personal Curiosity / Autonomy
1. Shows curiosity and interest is surroundings

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2. Imitates the actions of adults

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3. Imitates play of other children ______

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4. Finds own play areas or activity ______ ______
5. Enjoys looking at books ______ ______
6. begins to notice differences between safe and unsafe environment ______ ______
Senses
7. Begins to develop senses of touch, smell, taste, and hearing ______ ______
8. Begins to place large puzzle pieces in appropriate slots ______ ______
Memory
9. Refers to self by name ______ ______
10. Points to common object on command ______ ______
11. Associates use with common objects ______ ______
12. Stacks three rings by size ______ ______
13. Knows that different activities go on different times of the day ______ ______
14. Understands that idea of waiting for someone else to go first ______ ______
Creativity
15. Shows simple symbolic play (pretends block is a cup) ______ ______
16. Acts out a simple story ______ ______
17. Draws a face (no arms or legs) ______ ______
Language

October

May

Sentence Structure
18. Describes what happened in two or three words ______ ______
19. Verbalizes wants ("want water.") ______ ______
20. Repeats parts of songs, rhymes, and fingerplays ______ ______
21. Gives first and last name when asked ______ ______
22. Uses short sentences to convey simple ideas ______ ______
Listening
23. Listens to simple stories and songs ______ ______
24. Follows simple directions ______ ______
25. Place objects in, on beside, or under ______ ______
26. Identifies loud and soft ______ ______
Labeling
27. Identifies own gender ______ ______
28. Identifies boy or girl ______ ______
29. Identifies self in mirror ______ ______
30. Names common objects in pictures ______ ______
Self October May
31. Pints to six body parts when named ______ ______
32. Puts on and removes coat unassisted ______ ______
33. Lifts and drinks from cup and replaces on table ______ ______
34. Spoon feeds without spilling ______ ______
35. Begins to understand cleanliness ______ ______
36. Helps put things away ______ ______
Social Studies October May
37. Identifies self from snapshot ______ ______
38. Shows pleasure in dealing with people and things ______ ______
39. Values own property and names personal belongings ______ ______
40. Follows simple rules in a game run by an adult ______ ______
Math October May
Counting
41. Understands the concept of "one" ______ ______
42. Counts two (repeats two digits) ______ ______
43. Indicates awareness of more than two ______ ______
Classifying
44. Groups things together by size (one category) ______ ______
Size Differences
45. Points to big and little objects ______ ______
Shapes
46. Differentiates circle and square ______ ______
Science October May
Concepts
47. Knows the names of three animals ______ ______
48. Can associate the words grass, plant, and tree with correct objects ______ ______
49. Identifies rain, clouds, and sun ______ ______
50. Begins to understand hard and soft ______ ______
51. Begins to understand hot and cold ______ ______
52. Begins to understand wet and dry ______ ______
53. Matches two color samples ______ ______
Gross Motor October May
Arm-Eye Coordination
54. Throws a small object two feet ______ ______
55. Catches a rolled ball and rolls it forward ______ ______
Body Coordination
56. Jumps with two feet ______ ______
57. Claps with music ______ ______
58. Walks on tip toe ______ ______
59. Walks upstairs alone (both feet on each step) ______ ______
60. Walks downstairs alone (both feet on each step) ______ ______
61. Hops on one foot ______ ______
Fine Motor October May
Finger Strength and Dexterity
62. Fills and dumps container with sand ______ ______
63. Turns single pages ______ ______
Eye-Hand Coordination
64. Applies glue and pastes collage pieces ______ ______
65. Paints with a large brush ______ ______
66. Tears paper ______ ______
67. Strings five large beads ______ ______
68. Colors with a large crayon ______ ______
69. Rolls, pounds, and squeezes clay ______ ______
70. Draws a horizontal line ______ ______
71. Builds a six-block tower ______ ______
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