Stages of Social and Emotional Development in Toddlers



This lesson discusses how toddlers develop socially and emotionally. It also describes what parents can do to support children’s development, outlines developmental milestones, and describes signs of developmental delays in social and emotional development.


RECALL definitions of terms pertaining to social and emotional development.

IDENTIFY social and emotional attributes developed by toddlers.

RECALL activities that encourage social and emotional development.

IDENTIFY indicators of developmental delays.

RECALL general guidelines for communicating with families regarding developmental delays.