Are there communication games or activities that you can play with a 10-12 month old to help develop their communication skills? Yes! Check out these fun communication activities to help with 1 year old speech milestones!

Language development at 12 months is an exciting time! At this age, you will see baby producing 1-2 words and starting to follow simple commands. Use these tips to help develop baby’s skills:

  1. Use containers to teach concepts like “in” and “out”
  2. Use toy cars to teach new words like “fast” and “slow”
  3. Use pretend play to describe daily tasks, like pretending to cook

Did you know baby understands simple questions at this age? Also, they will begin to identify simple body parts!

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To learn more about language and speech development by age, visit our Communication page. This page dives into topics like how babies communicate, expressive and receptive language skills by age, and communication and language activities for babies.