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Development Chart

Goals in development

Does your child have a healthy start in their development?

6-months-old

I CAN
  • Play with and imitate sounds
  • Turn my head to a sound or object
  • Roll from side to side
  • Lay on my tummy and prop up on my elbows
  • Sit with support
  • Use both hands to get objects out of reach
  • Hold a toy with one hand and put it in my mouth

12-months-old

I CAN
  • Babble and use a few words
  • Understand requests
  • Pull up to stand
  • Walk with help
  • Clap my hands
  • Pick up cereal with my finger and thumb and eat it
  • Wave “bye”

18-months-old

I CAN
  • Make short sentences
  • Walk the stairs with help
  • Run with flat feet
  • Remove my shoes and socks
  • Stack small objects
  • Drink from a cup and use a spoon
  • Hug and play with my family

2-years-old

I CAN
  • Name lots of things with clear speech
  • Follow directions
  • Jump forward and down
  • Throw a ball
  • Eat with a fork
  • Put beads on a string
  • Pretend play

3-years-old

I CAN
  • Ask and answer questions
  • Walk the stairs
  • Hop on one foot
  • Ride a tricycle
  • Copy a line or circle
  • Potty by myself
  • Remember two things
  • Cope with changes to my routine
  • Use my imagination
  • Share with others

4-years-old

I CAN
  • Make longer sentences to describe things
  • Use better grammar
  • Walk a line
  • Try to skip
  • Cut a piece of paper in half
  • Try to button, snap, and zip
  • Color mostly in the lines
  • Understand some concepts
  • Name colors and count to five

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