The following characteristics are associated with this age group:

Who better than the Queen of Talk to signify this developmental stage?  Starting to talk and express themselves at this stage, these babies can look up to Oprah as a strong influential woman who believes in Education and speaking your mind:  “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change their future by merely changing their attitude”.

  • Two-syllable words such as ‘mama’, ‘dada’ and bye-bye are used for self-expression and understanding.

  • They place value in expressing themselves through sensory development.

  • They start moving around in a safe environment.

  • The challenge lies in touching & discovering new things.

  • They become more independent and values what is theirs.

  • They want to master everything on their own. The word ‘self’ takes the pitch!

  • Playing with balls excites them.

  • They also familiarize themselves with one toy- ‘The ME toy’.

  • Taking steps are common