Developmental Milestone Checklist
|6 MONTHS||Social Emotional: Smiles, laughs, and squeals. Responds selectively to the emotional tones of parents voices.|
|6 MONTHS||Communication: Babbles using single and repetitive syllables.|
|6 MONTHS||Vision: Both eyes move is unison.|
|6 MONTHS|| Motor (fine): PALMAR grasp, reaches with two hands for objects up to one foot away, Transfers objects from one hand to the other.|
Motor (Gross) Rolls over front to back, Kicks strongly, sits alone briefly, Kicks alternately with both legs
|18 MONTHS|| Social/Emotional: Raises and hold cup with two hands.|
Removes shoes, socks, cap.
|18 MONTHS|| Motor (fine): scribbles with a crayon on paper,|
Builds a tower with 3 blocks after a demonstration
|18 MONTHS|| Motor (Gross) Pushes and pulls objects|
Climbs into a large chair, rotates body and sits,
creeps backward when going down stairs
|12 MONTHS|| Social/Emotional: imitates hand and face gestures such as waving bye-bye, |
clapping hands and closing eyes,
Seeks and finds hidden toys easily.
|12 MONTHS||Communitcation: follows simple directions (give it to mommy)|
|12 MONTHS||Vision: Recognizes familiar people at a distance of 20 feet or more|
|12 MONTHS||Motor (fine): Hold spoon but need help with its use, Uses PINCER GRASP (thumb and Index finger) to pick up small objectos or pieces of food.|
|12 MONTHS|| Motor (Gross): Pulls to standing position and lets self down by holding on to furniture, |
May stand alone for a few seconds.
May walk independently
|24 MONTHS|| Social/Emotional: Uses a spoon to feed self,|
Raises and drinks from cup then replaces it on table,
Goes into tantrum when frustrated but can be distracted readily,
Demands a lot of caregivers attention.
|24 MONTHS|| Communication: Uses 50 or more recognizable words but understands as many at 300 words,|
Asks whats that?
Puts together 2 or more words to formulate a sentence
|24 MONTHS|| Motor (fine): removes a wrapper from a cupcake or candybar,|
Builds a tower of 6 blocks,
Turns pages in a book one at a time
|24 MONTHS|| Motor (Gross): climbs stairs holding onto the railing 2 feet to each step,|
throws a small ball
|3 YEARS|| Language: Recognizes own name in written form and can identify two or more letters in name.|
Counts by rote up to 10 but has no awarentess of quantity beyond two or three.
|3 YEARS|| Motor (Fine): Hods pencil with fingers in proper position near the point between the first two fingers and thumb,|
Copies at least two simple geometric figures suc as a circle or cross.
Cut paper with scissors but may not yet be able to cut along a straight line,
Opens a door by turning a doorknob,
|3 YEARS||Motor (Gross): Jumps upward or forward clearing floor by a few inches,|
Climbs up and down stairs independently by puttin both feet on each step,
Hops forward on preferred foot twor or more times but can stand still on one foot only momentarily,
Pedals a tricycle and steers it around corners and obstacles
|3 YEARS|| Self Help Skills: Can dress and unddress self especially with shirt or coat that oepns in front with pants and underpants but still needs help with sweaters small buttons or other fasteners,|
Brushes teeth but needs help putting toothpaste on brush
Eats at table with fork and spoon
|3 YEARS|| Social Relationships: Starting to have special friends, |
Says "please" and "thank you"
|4 YEARS|| Language: counts rote up to 20|
Asks question "why," "what," "how," and "when"
|4 YEARS|| Motor (fine): Builds a tower of 10 or more blocks,|
Hold and uses crayon with good control
|4 YEARS|| Motor (Gross): Runs on toes,|
Climbs, slides, swings on playground equipment.
|4 YEARS|| Social/Emotional: East with fork and spoon,|
Understands the concepts of taking turns.
|5 YEARS|| Language: speaks fluently except for a few mispronunciations (s,v, f, th, r),|
Loves to recite and change jingles and rhymes,
gives full name, age, burthday, address
|5 YEARS|| Motor (visual): copies circle square cross and capital letters VHTOXLYUCA,|
Matches 10 colors,
|5 YEARS|| Motor (Gross): Climbs, swings, runs skillfully,|
Grips strongly with each hand.
|5 YEARS|| Social/Emotional: Picks noses, bites nails|
Sucks thumb before falling asleep or when fatigued,
dresses and undresses independently,
selects own playmates.
|6 YEARS|| Physical: Climbs outdoor jungle gym and play equipment,|
Rides a bicycle with ease,
Dresses and undresses self, including manipulating buttons, zippers and shoe laces.
Does simple houshold chores such as sweeping floors or steps.
|6 YEARS|| Intellectual: Knows own left hand from right hand,|
Enjoys puzzles and games that require matching items.
|6 YEARS|| Social/Emotional: Enjoys playing competitive sports as well as board games which have simple rules,|
Is protective of a younger sibling,
LIkes to please parents.