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Can Make Vertical, Horizontal, and Circular Strokes with Pen or Crayon (2-3 Years)

During the second year of life, toddlers rapidly develop hand and finger skills. Drawing is a major accomplishment during this period, and two-year-olds will clumsily grasp crayons or pens and draw pictures using sweeping vertical, horizontal, and circular strokes.


Shelov, S. P. (Editor-in-Chief). (2004.) Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5. The American Association of Pediatrics. Revised edition. New York: Bantam Books.