Four months old

one month old

  • one month

    one month
    Fine Motor Skills- Keeps hands slightly fisted or slightly open.
    Gross Motor Skills- Lifts head briefly from the surface in order to turn head from side to side when lying on tummy.
    Emotional Skills- Reacts to discomfort and pain by crying for assistance.
    Social Skills- Makes eye contact.
    Cognitive Skills- Prefers to look at human faces es and patterned objects.
  • fine motor skills

    fine motor skills
    Fine Motor Skills- Keeps hands slightly fisted or slightly open.
  • two months

    two months
    Fine Motor Skills- Cycles arms and legs smoothly.
    Gross Motor Skills- Can turn head when lying on back.
    Emotional Skills- Is able to show distress, excitement, contentment, anger and delight.
    Social Skills- Looks at a person alertly and directly. Prefers to look at people over objects.
    Cognitive Skills- Shows obvious preference for faces to objects.
  • two months

    two months
    Fine Motor Skills- Swipes at objects, gradually improving aim.
    Gross Motor Skills- On tummy, can lift head and chest from surface using arms for support.
    Emotional Skills- Becomes unresponsive if left alone most of waking hours.
    Social Skills- Expresses delight.
    Cognitive Skills- Makes first constant sounds- p, b,m,i
  • Gross motor skills

    Gross motor skills
    Gross Motor Skills- Can turn head when lying on back.
  • three months

    three months
    Fine Motor Skills- Can move arms and legs together.
    Gross Motor Skills- Turns head vigorously.
    Emotional Skills- Shows feelings of security when held or talked to.
    Social Skills- Responds with total body to a familiar face.
    Cognitive Skills- Is able to suck and look at the same time, thus doing two controlled actions at once.
  • five to six months

    five to six months
    Fine Motor Skills- When supported under arms, stands and moves body up and down, stamping feet alternately.
    Gross Motor Skills- Can sit supported for 15 to 30 minutes with a firm back.
    Emotional Skills- May begin to show fearful behavior as separateness is felt.
    Social Skills- May be able to play peek-a-boo game.
    Cognitive Skills- Recognizes and responds to own name.
  • social skills

    social skills
    Social Skills- May be able to play peek-a-boo game.
  • seven to eight months

    seven to eight months
    Fine Motor Skills- Can lean over and reach while in sitting position.
    Gross Motor Skills- Crawls.
    Emotional Skills- Has increased drive for independence but senses frightening situations.
    Social Skills- Enjoys playing with own image in a mirror.
    Cognitive Skills- May say mama or dada but does not connect words with parents.
  • cognitive skills

    cognitive skills
    Cognitive Skills- May say mama or dada but does not connect words with parents.
  • ten months

    ten months
    Fine Motor Skills- Likes to walk holding caregivers hands.
    Gross Motor Skills- Stands with little support.
    Emotional Skills- Cries less often.
    Social Skills- May be able to show symbolic thought by giving love to a stuffed toy.
    Cognitive Skills- Speaks first recognizable word.
  • gross motor skills

    gross motor skills
    Gross Motor Skills- Stands with little support.
  • nine months

    nine months
    Fine Motor Skills- May be able to move along furniture, touching it for support.
    Gross Motor Skills- Sits alone.
    Emotional Skills- May show fear of heights; may be afraid to crawl down from a chair.
    Social Skills- Performs for others, repeats act if applauded.
    Cognitive Skills- Likes to look for contents in a container.
  • fine motor skills

    fine motor skills
    Fine Motor Skills- May be able to move along furniture, touching it for support.
  • eleven months

    eleven months
    Fine Motor Skills- Is able to stand and pick up objects.
    Gross Motor Skills- May carry spoon to mouth in feeding attempt.
    Emotional Skills- May not always want to be cooperative.
    Social Skills- Likes to say no and shake head to get response from a caregiver.
    Cognitive Skills- Begins to find familiar objects that are not in view but have permanent locations (looks for cookies after being told he or she can have one).
  • emotional skills

    emotional skills
    Emotional Skills- May not always want to be cooperative.
  • one year

    one year
    Fine Motor Skills- Builds tower of 6 cubes.
    Gross Motor Skills- Attempts to stand on balance beam.
    Emotional Skills- Shows the emotions of pride and embarrassment.
    Social Skills- Uses own name in reference to self when talking to others.
    Cognitive Skills- Sorts shapes and colors
  • social skills

    social skills
    Social Skills- Uses own name in reference to self when talking to others.