At 2 years children can usually…

  • follow simple two part instructions (e.g.‘give me the ball and the car’)
  • respond to simple wh-questions, such as ‘what’ and ‘where’
  • point to several body parts and pictures in books when named
  • understand when an object is ‘in’ and ‘on’ something
  • say more than 50 single words
  • put two words together (e.g. ‘bye teddy’, ‘no ball’)
  • use their tone of voice to ask a question (e.g. ‘teddy go?’)
  • say ‘no’ when they do not want something
  • use most vowel sounds and a variety of consonants (m, n, p, b, k, g, h, w, t, d)
  • start to use ‘mine’ and ‘my’

Speech Pathology Australia. (2019) Communication Milestones. [online] Available [Accessed 29th July 2019]

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