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Developmental Guidelines: What Most Babies Do at 4 Months

Developmental guidelines for children at four months of age - Achieve Beyond Blog
Social and Emotional Smiles spontaneously, especially at peopleLikes to play with people and might cry when playing stopsCopies some movements and facial expressions, like smiling and frowning Language/Communication Begins to babbleBabbles with expression and copies sounds he hearsCries in different ways to show hunger, pain, or being tired Cognitive (Learning, Thinking, Problem-Solving) Lets you know if she is happy or sadResponds to affectionsReaches for toy with one handUses hands and eyes together, such as seeing a toy and reaching for itFollows moving things with eyes from side to sideWatches faces closelyRecognizes familiar people and things at a distance Movement/Physical Development Holds head steady, unsupportedPushes down on legs when feet are on a hard surfaceMay be able to roll over from tummy to backCan hold a toy and shake it and swing at dangling toysBrings hands to mouthWhen lying on stomach, pushes up to elbows Red Flags For 4 Month Old Babies...
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Developmental Guidelines : What Most Babies Do at 6 Months

Developmental guidelines for children at six months of age - Achieve Beyond Blog
Social and Emotional Knows Familiar faces and begins to know if someone is a strangerLikes to play with others, especially parentsResponds to other people's emotions and often seems happyLikes to look at self in mirror Language/Communication Responds to sounds by making soundsString vowels together when babbling ("ah", "eh" , "oh") and likes taking turns with parent while making sounds.Responds to own nameMakes sounds to show joy and displeasureBegins to say consonant sounds (jabbering with "m", "b") Cognitive (Learning, Thinking, Problem-Solving) Looks around at things nearbyBrings things to mouthShows curiosity about things and tries to get things that are out of reachBegins to pass things from one hand to the other Movement/Physical Development Rolls over in both directions (front to back, back to front)Begins to sit without proper supportWhen standing, supports weight on legs and might bounceRocks back and forth, sometimes crawling backward before moving forward Red Flags For 6 Month Old...
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Developmental Guidelines: What Most Babies Do at 36 Months

Dervelopemental guidelines for children thirty six months of age (3 years) - Achieve Beyond Blog
Social and Emotional Copies adults and friendsShows affection for friends without promptingTakes turns in gamesShows concern for crying friendUnderstands the idea of "mine" and "his" or "hers"Shows a wide range of emotionsSeparates easily from mom and dad Language/Communication Follows instructions with 2 or 3 stepsCan name most familiar thingsUnderstands words like "in", "on", and "under"Says "I", "me", "we", "you" and some plurals (cars, dogs, cats)Talks well enough for strangers to understand most of the time Cognitive (Learning, Thinking, Problem-Solving) Can work toys with buttons, levers and moving partsPlays make-believe with dolls, animals and peopleDoes puzzles with 3 or 4 piecesUnderstands what "two" meansCopies a circle with pencil or crayonTurns book pages one at a timeBuilds towers of more than 6 blocksScrews and unscrews jar lids or turns door handle Movement/Physical Development Climbs wellRuns easilyPedals a tricycle (3 wheel bike)Walks up and down stairs, one foot on each step Red Flags For...
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