What's happening now?

Now the senses are beginning to work together as a way to learn about the world. So be sure to provide plenty of sensory-stimulating experiences for your two-month-old. And enjoy beginning social skills … like that first real smile!

“I use toys with lots of colors and shapes and unique noises to them. I noticed right away after Marcus was born that he paid attention to things of different shapes and even now, he is only two months old, but I can tell when he sees something ‘new’ to him.”

CafeMom community member

Types of toys for this age

Now your child might:

  • Physical

    Show excitement by waving her arms and legs

  • Cognitive

    Learn that one event follows another

  • Social & Emotional

    Smile at people and coo

Children develop at their own pace and reach milestones at different times. The highlights mentioned in this website are approximate guidelines only. If you have any questions about your child's development, consult your healthcare provider.