Milestones

By: Ethan Bemis

2 Months

Characteristics

  • Smiles and coos
  • Reactions to noises around them
  • Follow objects with their eyes

4 Months

Characteristics

  • Children at this age begin to sleep more through the night
  • Can carry on conversations
  • Roll over

6 Months

Characteristics

  • Crawls which turn into standing
  • Begin to communicate
  • Move things around in their hands

9 Months

Characteristics

  • Begins walking
  • Begins to understand directions
  • Tries to repeat words

12 Months

Characteristics

  • Find hidden objects
  • Waves
  • Starts to use items correctly

18 Months

Characteristics

  • Shaking and throwing objects because they do not know how things will react
  • Trying to make sense of things in the world
  • Walking and other functions show cognitive development

2 Years

Characteristics

  • Temper tantrums
  • Drinking from cups
  • Increasing vocabulary

3 Years

Characteristics

  • Runs
  • Speaks in short sentences
  • Continues being defient

4 Years

Characteristics

  • Carry on conversations
  • Can hop on one foot
  • Can talk about what they like and dislike