Development Progress

1 MONTH
__Able to slightly raise head off floor or bed when lying on tummy
__Pay attention to someone’s face in his or her direct line of vision
__Moves arms and legs
__Responds to noises such as a bell
__Makes throaty sounds

2 MONTHS
__Holds head up when lying on tummy
__Follows moving person or toys with eyes
__Smiles at will
__Imitates or responds to smiling person with occasional smiles
__Vocalizes with ooh and ah sounds

3 MONTHS
__Lifts head when lying on tummy
__Vigorous body movement
__Holds head still in a supported sitting position
__Babbles, Squalks, Laughs
__Brings hands together
__Looks at own hand

4 MONTHS
__Grasps a rattle
__May begin reaching
__Follows moving objects
__Bears weight on legs
__Lifts head and chest when lying on tummy

5 MONTHS
__Holds objects
__Stretches out arms to be picked up
__Looks at small objects
__Turns to a rattling sound
__Rolls over back to stomach

6 MONTHS
__Sits with help
__Controls head movement
__Reaches for objects out of reach
__Imitates speech sounds
__Feeds self finger foods

7 MONTHS
__Combines Syllables
__Takes two small objects in hand
__Stands holding onto support
__Says Mama, Dada
__Crawls

9 MONTHS
__Waves bye-bye
__Can get to sitting position
__Jabbers
__Can pull self up to standing
__Sits alone –can change position without falling over

10 MONTHS
__Bangs two cubes held in hand
__Picks things up with thumb and finger

11 MONTHS
__Plays Pattie Cake
__Indicates wants
__Stands independently for two seconds

12 MONTHS (1 YEAR)
__Stands Alone
__Plays ball with partner
__Repeats two or three words
__Goes to a familiar adult for help, comfort or affection

15 MONTHS
__Walks by self
__Scribbles on paper
__Puts blocks in a cup
__Uses one to two words
__Imitates activities
__Vocalizes with pitch changes as in conversation

18 MONTHS
__Can build a tower with two blocks
__Can say three words
__Drinks from a cup
__Likes to help
__Walks backwards
__Runs
__Climbs up or down one stair
__Uses spoon and fork

2 YEARS
__Points to six body parts
__Removes clothes
__Combines words
__Throws ball overhand
__Names one picture
__Walks up and down stairs

3 YEARS
__Washes and dries hands
__Names a friend
__Puts on clothing with assistance
__Knows the meaning of words like hot, run, talk, hungry and sleepy
__Brushes teeth with help
__Speech is understandable half of the time
__Stands momentarily on one foot

4 YEARS
__Tells use of three objects (i.e. phone)
__Understands words like in, on, under
__Can copy a circle
__Hops in place
__Names one color
__Dresses with no help
__Counts one block

5 YEARS
__Prepares own cereal
__Plays board/card games
__Draws person with three body parts
__Counts five blocks
__Names four colors