Stages of development

By: Autumn Massey

2, 4 & 6 months

At 2 months the baby can "coo", look at parents, show emotion, etc.
At 4 months, they should be able to roll over, bring objects to mouth, fear strangers, babble, etc.
At 6 moths, begin crawling, communicating, plays peek-a-boo, etc.

9, 12, & 18 months

From 9 to 12 months, they can wave, repeat words, find hidden objects, begin walking, understand simple directions, start using items such as cups, brushes, etc.
At 18 months they try to make sense of the world, focus on what they see, crawling, standing, walking, and language is increasing

What happens at 2,3, and 4 years?

At age 2, temper tantrums occur, pretend play, point to body parts, drink from cup, scribble, etc.
At age 3, kick a ball, defiant, stand on tiptoe, sort objects, speak short sentences, play with others, run, etc.
At age 4,they should be able to carry conversation, pedal a bike, walk up/down stairs, catch a ball, use scissors, dress themselves, etc.