Sorenne 3 months

Physical Development First Year

  • month 1

    month 1
    • lifts head and turns it from one side to the other when placed on stomach
    • focuses on objects from about 10 inches to up to 3 feet away
    • reacts to parent's voice
  • month 2

    month 2
    • makes sounds such as "ooh" and "ahh"
    • watches objects moved about 6 inches away from face
    • responds to more sounds and different pitches of voice
  • month 3

    month 3
    • opens and closes hands
    • holds head steadily when held up
    • lifts head and chest when on stomach
    • swipes at objects
    • brings hands together
  • month 4

    month 4
    • supports upper body on hands when lying on stomach
    • shows preference for red and blue over yellow
    • may begin to use vowels and consonants in babbling, such as "ah ga"
    • grasps rattle
    • puts hands in mouth
    • rolls from tummy to back
  • month 5

    month 5
    • rocks on stomach while kicking legs and making swimming motions with arms
    • reaches out and grabs toys
    • turns head in direction of sound
    • knows positive speech from unhappy speech
  • month 6

    month 6
    • passes a block from one hand to the other
    • puts objects in mouth with hand
    • may begin creeping
    • recognizes basic sounds of ntive language
  • month 7

    month 7
    • rolls over both ways
    • sits up steadily
    • stands with assistance
    • knows parents and caregivers by their voices and by sight
    • can follow a path of moving objects with eyes
    • babbles with strings of vowels and consonants, such as "ba, ba, ba"
    • grabs for objects with sunstained attention
  • month 8

    month 8
    • pulls self up to standng
    • bangs blocks together\
    • propels self by arms, knees, or squirming motion
    • looks at objects with sustained attention
  • month 9

    month 9
    • uses index finger to poke
    • puts object in containers
    • leans forward to pick up toy
    • notices small objects *may start associating sounds with objects
  • month 10

    month 10
    • crawls well
    • can put objects in containers
    • uses index finger to start pointing
    • imitates new word sounds more frequently
  • month 11

    month 11
    • walks holding onto furniture or crib rails for support
    • uses gestures like shaking head for no
    • releases objects intentionally *grasps with thumb and forefinger
  • month 12

    month 12
    • may walk a few steps alone
    • stands alone for short time
    • picks up small objects using thumb and forefinger
    • puts objects into and takes them out of containers
    • holds and drinks from a cup