JW-MotorSkillDevelopment-FirstYear

  • Baby Born

    Baby Born
    the baby is born
  • Period: to

    First Year of Baby

  • One to Two Months

    One to Two Months
    One Month: Lifts Chin when placed on stomach
    Two Months: Lifts chest well above surface when placed on stomach
  • Three to Four Months

    Three to Four Months
    Holds up head steadily
    Reaches for objects, but unsteadily
    Tolls from side to back and from back to side
  • Five to Six Months

    Five to Six Months
    Sits alone briefly
    Uses hands to reach, grasp, crumble, bang, and splash
    Turns completely over when laid on back or stomach
  • Seven to Eight Months

    Seven to Eight Months
    Sits up steadily
    Reaches for spoon
    Eats with fingers
    Picks up Large Objects
    Pulls self up while holding one to Furniture
    Propels self by arms, Knees, or squirming motion
  • Nine to Ten Months

    Nine to Ten Months
    Is more skillful with spoon
    Reaches for and manipulates objects, including medium-sized ones, with good control
    Stands hold on to furniture or other supports
    crawls on hands and knees
    Walks when led.
  • Eleven to Twelve Months

    Eleven to Twelve Months
    Shows preference for one hand over the other
    holds and drinks from a cup
    Fits blocks, boxes, or nesting toys inside each other
    Picks up small objects using thumb and fore-finger
    Stands alone
    May walk alone