"Child Development Milestone Chart"
Child Development Milestone Chart Social and Intellectual Language Age Physical Development Emotional Development Development Development Lies in fetal position Beginning to develop with knees tucked up. concepts e.g. becomes Unable to raise head. aware of physical Cries vigorously. Head falls backwards if Bonds with mother. sensations such as Respond to high-pitched At Birth pulled to sit. Reacts to Smiles at mother. hunger. Explores using tones by moving his sudden sound. Closes his senses. Make eye limbs. eye to bright light. contact and cry to Opens eye when held in indicate need. an upright position. Takes increasing Pelvis is flat when lying Squeals with interest in his down. Lower back is Attentive to sounds pleasure surroundings. Shows still weak. Back and made by your voice. appropriately. interest in playthings. neck firm when held Indicates needs with Reacts with Understand cause and 3 Months sitting. Grasps objects differentiated cries. pleasure to familiar effect… e.g. if you tie placed in hands. Turns Beginning to vocalize. routines. one end of a ribbon to head round to have a Smile in response to Discriminates his toe and the other to look at objects. speech. smile. a mobile, he will learn Establishes eye contact. to move the mobile. Can lift head and shoulders. Sits up with Finds feet interesting. support. Enjoys standing Responds to Understand objects and and jumping. Transfers Double syllable sounds different tones of know what to expect of objects from one hand to such as 'mama' and mother. May show them. Understand 'up' 6 Months the other. Pulls self up to 'dada'. Laughs in play. 'stranger shyness'. and 'down' and make sit and sits erect with Screams with Takes stuff to appropriate gestures, supports. Rolls over annoyance. mouth. such as raising his arms prone to supine. Palmer to be picked. grasp of cube. Well established visual sense. Sits unsupported. Grasps with thumb and index finger. Releases toys by Apprehensive Babbles tunefully. dropping. Wiggles and Shows interest in about strangers. Vocalizes to attract crawls. Sits unsupported. picture books. Watches 9 Months Imitates hand- attention. Enjoy Picks up objects with activities of others with clapping. Clings to communicating with pincer grasp. Looks for interest. familiar adults. sounds. fallen objects. Holds bottle. Is visually attentive. Stands holding furniture. Cooperates with Responds to simple Babbles 2 or 3 words 1 Year Stands alone for a dressing. Waves instructions. Uses trial- repeatedly. Responds to second or two, then goodbye. and-error to learn about simple instructions. collapses with a bump. Understands simple objects. Understands several Walks holding one hand. commands. words. Uses jargon. Bends down and picks Demonstrate up objects. Pulls to stand affection. and sits deliberately. Participate in May walk alone. Holds nursery rhymes. spoon. Points at objects. Picks up small objects. Can crawl up stairs frontwards. Kneels Helps with unaided. Balance is dressing. Indicates Can communicate poor. Can crawl down soiled or wet 15 Months Is very curious. needs. Jabbers freely stairs backwards. Builds paints. Emotionally and loudly. 2 block tower. Can place dependent on objects precisely. Turns familiar adult. pages of picture book. Squats to pick up toys. Plays alone near Can walk alone. Drinks familiar adult. without spilling. Picks Demands constant up toy without falling mothering. Drinks Enjoys simple picture Uses 'Jargon'. Uses over. Shows preference from a cup with books. Explores many intelligible words. 18 Months for one hand. Gets both hands. Feeds environment. Knows Repeats an adult’s last up/down stairs holding self with a spoon. the names of parts of word. Jabbering onto rail. Begins to jump Attains bowel his body. established. with both feet. Can build control. Tries to a tower of 3 or 4 cubes sing. Imitates and throw a ball. domestic activities. Can kick large ball. Squats with ease. Rises Throws tantrum if without using hands. frustrated. Can put Joins 2-3 words in Talks to self Builds tower of six on shoes. sentences. Recognizes continuously. Speaks cubes. Able to run. Completely spoon 2 Years details in pictures. Uses over two hundred Walks up and down feeds and drinks own name to refer to words, and accumulate stairs 2 feet per step. from cup. Is aware self. new words very rapidly. Builds tower of 6 cubes. of physical needs. Turns picture book Dry by day. pages one at a time. Can jump off lower steps. Can pedal and Plays co- steer tricycle. Goes up operatively. stairs 1 foot per step and Relates present Undresses with downstairs 2 feet per activities and past Constantly asks assistance. step. Copies circle. experiences. Can draw questions. Speaks in 3 Years Imaginary Imitates cross and draws a person with a head. sentences. Talks to companions. Tries man on request. Builds Can sort objects into himself when playing. very hard to please. tower of 9 cubes. Has simple categories. Uses spoon and good pencil control. Can fork. cut paper with scissors. Can thread large beads on a string. Argues with other Sits with knees crossed. children. Plans Ball games skill games co- Many infantile increases. Goes down operatively. Counts up to 20. Asks substitutions in speech. stairs one foot per step. Dresses and meanings of words. Uses correct grammar 4 Years Imitates gate with cubes. undresses with Questioning at its most of the time. Enjoy Copies a cross. Can turn assistance. Attends height. Draw counting up to twenty sharp corners when to own toilet needs. recognizable house. by repetition. running. Builds a tower Developing a sense of 10 cubes. of humor. Wants to be independent. Skips. Well developed ball skills. Can walk on Chooses own along a thin line. Skips friends. Dresses Fluent speech with few on both feet and hops. and undresses Writes name. Draws a infantile substitutions in Draws a man and copies alone. Shows detailed person. speech. Talks about the 5 Years a triangle. Gives age. caring attitudes Matches most colours. past, present and future Can copy an adult’s towards others. Understands numbers. with a good sense of writing. Colors pictures Copes well with time. carefully. Builds steps personal needs. with 3-4 cubes. Stubborn and Fluent speech. Can Learns to skip with rope. Draws with precision demanding. Eager pronounce majority of Copies a diamond. and to detail. for fresh the sounds of his own 6 Years Knows right from left Developing reading experiences. May language. Talk fluently and number of fingers. skills well. May write be quarrelsome and with confidence Ties shoe laces. independently. with friends. .