Developmental Checklist: 11-14 months

Please note that this compilation of skills is meant to serve as a guide only. Each child is unique and will progress at different rates based on their abilities.  Use the time constraints of this information as a guideline only.  If you feel that your child is deviating significantly from these skills, please consult your Pediatrician. If your child is already enrolled in therapy and you have questions, concerns or need further clarification, please contact your child’s therapist.

Gross Motor Skills

  • Squats during play and can stand again
  • Walks by self 2-3 steps, becoming more stable over time
  • Belly crawls up stairs

Fine Motor Skills

  • Turns pages of a card board book
  • May demonstate a dominant hand
  • Can build a tower with 2 blocks


  • Looks at pictures in book
  • Finds toys hidden under one cover
  • Has limited attention span
  • Watches and retrieves rolling ball
  • Begins to throw objects to floor


  • Uses single word sentences
  • Greets when told to
  • Says “no” with meaning
  • Vocalizes needs


  • Has independent behavior
  • Likes to be in constant sight and hearing of adult
  • Resists adult control

Self Help Skills

  • Feeds self with spoon with some spilling
  • Holds and drink from cup with some spilling
  • Sleeps 12-14 hours at night
  • Helps with dressing by extending arms and legs