Toddler

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A toddler is a child 12 to 36 months old.wikipedia
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Holophrasis

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Toddlers pass through a holophrastic stage early in life, during which they are able to communicate complex ideas using only single words and simple fixed expressions.

Crib talk

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Before going to sleep they often engage in a monologue called crib talk in which they practice conversational skills.
Crib talk or crib speech is pre-sleep monologue made by young children while in bed.

Tantrum

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This age is sometimes referred to as "the terrible twos", because of the temper tantrums for which they are famous.
For the toddler, tantrums can be considered as normal, even as gauges of developing strength of character.

Doodle

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Doodling and scribbling are most often associated with young children and toddlers, because their lack of hand–eye coordination and lower mental development often make it very difficult for any young child to keep their coloring attempts within the line art of the subject.

Baby sign language

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Baby sign language is the use of manual signing allowing infants and toddlers to communicate emotions, desires, and objects prior to spoken language development.

Early childhood

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It generally includes toddlerhood and some time afterwards.

Thumb sucking

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Vocabulary

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Ball

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* Play furniture, dishes, cooking utensils, play telephone, puzzles with large pieces, pedal propelled toys, rocking horse, clay crayons, finger paints, pounding toys, blocks, push-pull toys, balls

Word

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A toddler's first word often occurs around 12 months, but again this is only an average.

Monologue

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Before going to sleep they often engage in a monologue called crib talk in which they practice conversational skills.

Personal boundaries

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The toddler is discovering that they are a separate being from their parent and are testing their boundaries in learning the way the world around them works.

Mirror stage

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A parent can test if this milestone has been reached by noticing if the toddler recognizes that their reflection in a mirror is in fact themselves.

Mirror test

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One way to test this is the rouge test: putting lipstick on the child's face and showing them their own reflection.

Lipstick

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One way to test this is the rouge test: putting lipstick on the child's face and showing them their own reflection.