1st year

  • 1st month

    -lifts head and turns it from one side to the other when placed on stomach
    -focuses on objects from about 10in to up to 3 ft away
    -reacts to partents voice
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    1st year

  • 2 months

    -Makes sounds such as 'ooh' and 'aah'
    -watches objects moved about 6 inches away from face
    -Responds to more sounds and different pitches of voice
  • 3 months

    -Opens and closes hands
    -holds head steadily when held up
    -lifts head and chest when on stomach
    -swipes at objects
    -brings hands together
  • 4 months

    -supports upper body on hands when lying on stomach
    -shows preference for red and blue over yellow
    -may begainnto use vowelss and consonants in babbling
    -grasps rattle
    -puts hands in mouth
    -rolls on tummy to back
  • 5 months

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

    -paases a block from one hand to the other
    -puts objects to mouth with hand
    -may begin creeping
    -recognize basic sounds of native language
  • 7 month

    -rolls over both ways
    -sits up steadily
    -stands with assistance
    -knows parents andd caregivers by their voices and by sight
    -can follow a path of moving objects with eyes
    -babbles with strings of vowels and consonants
    -grabs for objects with raking motion
  • 8 month

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

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

    -uses index finger to point
    -puts objects in containers
    -craws well
    -imitates new word sounds more frequently
  • 11 months

    -walks while holding onto furniture or crib rails for support
    -uses gestures like shaking head no
    -releases objects intentionally
    -grasps with tumb and forefinger
  • 12 months