TA-Motor Skill Development-1st Year

Timeline created by timber.albin
  • First Week

    *The newborn will start responding to the sound of voices.
    *Also begin to cry, burp, hiccup, sneeze, and grunt.
  • Second Week

    *The baby will still be sleeping most of the time.
    *Eye sight is still a little fuzzy.
  • Third Week

    *The baby will start getting "tummy time."
  • 1 Month

    *Lifts his/her chin while laying down on their stomach.
    *The infant's hearing should be fully developed.
  • 2 Months

    *Will make cooing and gurgling sounds.
    *Begins to smile.
    *Hold their head up just a little above the ground and start to push up while on stomach.
  • 3 Months

    *Holds objects but doesn't reach for them.
    *Locate sounds by turning in the way of the noise.
    *Keep their head up.
  • 4 Months

    *Has eye-hand coordination.
    *When held upright, the infant can hold some weight.
    *Laughs and drools
    *Likes being rocked, swung, etc.
  • 5 Months

    *Grasps and holds object by self.
    *Independently sits.
    *Signs of teething.
    *Begins discovering body parts.
    *Recognizes family from strangers
  • 6 Months

    *Prefers to sit up. *Uses hands to not only grasp, but to bang and crumble, etc. also.
  • 7 Months

    *Starts to crawl. *Babbles. *Passes objects from hand to hand. *Waves.
  • 8 Months

    *Points at objects. *Crawls well. *Pulls self into standing position. *Gestures at what he/she wants.
  • 9 Months

    *Walk around while gripping to objects. *Throws objects. *Using word-like sounds.
  • 10 Months

    *Understands "no." *Specific when says "dada" or "mama." *Responds to hearing their name.
  • 11 Months

    *Understands simple instructions. *Drinks from a cup.
  • 12 Months/ 1 Year

    *Takes a few steps on their own/begins walking. *Has more variety of words.
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    Baby is born.