Spear is 17 Months Old

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Spear is 17 Months Old.

Spear turned 17 months old on May 1st. I’m using What to Expect the Toddler Years to compare his milestones and development.

pinable image: what to expect with a 17 month old toddler

At 17 Months Old Spear is doing everything a toddler his age should be able to do including:

  • use 2 words (“bye-bye”, “bible” are both very CLEAR)
  • drink from a cup

He is also doing the one thing a 17 month old will probably be able to do which is build a tower of 2 cubes.

He is only doing one of the things a toddler his age may possibly be able to do and that’s “feed” a doll (Spear is awesome at imitation play!)

He is not yet:

  • walking up steps
  • removing an article of clothing (unless shoes count b/c kid LOVES to take of his dang shoes)

Spear is doing one of the things a 17 month old may even be able to do and that is throw a ball overhanded.

He is not yet able to:

  • build a tower of 4 cubes
  • identify 2 items in a picture by pointing
  • combine words
  • speak and be understood half the time

Sibling Comparisions:

pinable image what to expect at 17 months old
pinable image what to expect 17 months old
pinable image 17 months toddler what to expect

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