Child Development & Fun Activities For 12-18 Months old Toddlers

12–18 months


FOCUS: Boosting your kid’s confidence in their physical, cognitive and social capabilities

Get ready for your kids to start standing, climbing, communicating, scribbling and even copying simple actions!

If you’re looking for fun activities for 12 – 18 month old toddlers in Singapore, the Waddlers Program at My Gym is the right choice. The program blends fun and learning through several, carefully designed enrichment classes with a focus on physical, cognitive & social development activities. See a big difference in your child’s gross motor and fine motor skills as they start jumping, drinking from a cup, passing objects between their hands, rolling and throwing a ball and even putting away their own toys! You will also see an improvement in their cognitive and language development, as they start to follow simple instructions and consistently uses 5 or more comprehensible words. Don’t be surprised when you see them getting interested in books or gesturing at you when they want something.


Physical (Senses, fine & Gross Motor skills)

Balancing, tumbling, hanging, agility tasks

Cognitive (Logical, Artistic, Linguistic, Educational)

New songs, discussions, games, adventures

Social (Emotions, Communications, Self-Esteem)

Discussions, separation time, puppet show, peer socialization activities

Request to Parents

Each activity has overlapping benefits to cover the 4 domains of development – physical, cognitive, social, emotional. “Homework” will be given to parents, to reinforce learning at home.

Parent’s Testimonial

“Thank you for teaching Abdul Khafid. He improved a lot in his gross motor skills & social skills.” Abdul Khafid’s Parents


The 1-year mark is a huge milestone in a child’s early development. You will notice an improvement in their cognitive and language development, gross motor and fine motor skills. Here are some activities that are beneficial for your 1-year-old:

Playing with play dough – working the dough will exercise the muscles in your child’s hands and boost their creativity.

Finger painting – this activity gets their little hands working and allows them to have fun with colors and textures.

Stacking objects – Toys that stack on top of each other help children grasp the concept of “big” and “little” and helps them understand basic building concepts.

Many such fun activities for 12- to 18-month-old kids are a part of our Waddlers program at My Gym. If you’re looking for classes for 12-18 months toddlers in Singapore, explore the benefits of our early development programs. 

While the physical benefits of exercise are undisputed, it is also important to know that physical exercise stimulates brain growth and boosts cognitive performance in children. It helps them learn to focus and makes it easier for them to learn and achieve. Physical activity increases efficiency of communication between the neurons of the brain, thereby helping children grasp, understand and retain information better.

The Waddlers program for 12- to 18-month-old children combines various physical and mental early development activities for children, where they get the opportunity to interact and engage with other children their age.

At My Gym, we adopt a holistic approach to early development, with fun, age-appropriate activities for children between 3 months and 8 years. Our programs and activities are designed to stimulate your kid’s mind and body, and aid in building their physical, cognitive, and social skills.

Benefits of our programs:

  • Enhance cognitive development – information processing, conceptual resources, perceptual skill, language learning
  • Build social skills – interaction and communication with others in verbal and non-verbal ways
  • Strengthen confidence – instilling an “I can do it!” attitude
  • Improve fine & gross motor abilities – movements involving large muscles and smaller muscle groups

For a child aged 18 months, some of the gross motor skills milestones to look out for are:

  • Walking independently.
  • Walking sideways and backwards.
  • Crawling up stairs.
  • Walking up and down stairs with help.
  • Playing with pull and push toys.

Children benefit greatly from several early development activities that enhance their physical, mental, cognitive and social skills. The Waddlers program at My Gym includes a variety of such activities for toddlers aged 12 to 18 months.

Our Waddlers program combines many such fun activities for 12- to 18-month-old kids. If you’re looking for classes for 12-18 months toddlers in Singapore, explore the benefits of our early development programs.

There are several fun activities for toddlers between 12 to 18 months of age that will greatly enhance their early development.

  • Read to your child from colorful books and familiarize them with objects, animals and colors.
  • Recite nursery rhymes and songs.
  • Teach them about shapes and numbers.
  • Use magnetic letters and play dough to encourage creativity.

In the My Gym Waddlers program, your child will get the opportunity to indulge in a range of fun and beneficial activities, in the company of other children their age.

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