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I'm 3 Months old! I...

  • turn toward bright colors and lights
  • follow moving toys or faces with my eyes
  • recognize or know the bottle or breast
  • respond to loud or new sounds
  • reach for and grasp toys or hair
  • wiggle and kick with legs and arms
  • lift head and shoulders up while on stomach
  • smile back at parents or other family members
  • make sounds, like gurgling, cooing or babbling

I'm 6 months old! I...

  • turn toward voices
  • reach for toys and pick them up
  • roll over front-to-back and back-to-front
  • play with toes
  • help hold bottle during feedings, if bottle fed
  • know faces of family
  • babble, squeal and repeat vowel sounds, like ooh, -ae, -e
  • sit by leaning on hand

I'm 9 months old! I...

  • copy sounds or gestures
  • reach for crumbs or other small things with my thumb and fingers
  • move toys from one hand to the other hand
  • I straighten my arms to support myself when on my stomach
  • understand the word "No"

I'm 12 months old! I...

  • respond to my name
  • may be scared of strangers
  • look for an object if you hide it from me, even if I can't see it
  • crawl on my hands and knees
  • pull myself to a standing position
  • walk by holding onto furniture
  • can drink from a cup with your help
  • enjoy playing games, like peek-a-boo or patty cake
  • say one to two words

I'm 15 months old! I...

  • use gestures
  • like to look at pictures in a book
  • can hold a crayon in a fist
  • hand toys to you when you ask me
  • can point to pictures you name, if the things in the picture are familiar to me
  • walk alone without help

I'm 18 months old! I...

  • like to pull and push things
  • follow simple directions
  • pull off shoes and socks
  • feed myself sometimes
  • step off low objects and keep balance
  • turn two to three pages of a book at a time
  • can point to one body part
  • can name one object
  • like to copy your words or actions

I'm 21 months old! I...

  • can name two objects
  • like to pretend-play
  • can put together a simple picture puzzle if it has only two or three large pieces
  • like to throw balls
  • like to play alone with toys for a short time
  • say "No" a lot

I'm 24 months old! I...

  • use two to three words together, like "No, Mommy" or "More cookies"
  • say names of toys and people
  • feed myself with a spoon
  • turn one page at a time
  • point to hair, eyes and nose when someone asks me
  • show affection to family members and pets
  • run short distances without falling

I'm 36 months old! I...

  • answer simple questions
  • walk up steps, alternating feet
  • put my clothes on by myself
  • open simple containers
  • like to play with other children
  • repeat simple rhymes and songs
  • use three to five word sentences
  • name at least one color correctly
  • jump in place
  • express my emotions

I'm 3 Months old! I...

  •  turn toward bright colors and lights
  • follow moving toys or faces with my eyes
  • recognize or know the bottle or breast
  • respond to loud or new sounds
  • reach for and grasp toys or hair
  • wiggle and kick with legs and arms
  • lift head and shoulders up while on stomach
  • smile back at parents or other family members
  • make sounds, like gurgling, cooing or babbling

I'm 6 months old! I...

  • turn toward voices
  • reach for toys and pick them up
  • roll over front-to-back and back-to-front
  • play with toes
  • help hold bottle during feedings, if bottle fed
  • know faces of family
  • babble, squeal, and repeat vowel sounds, like ooh, -ae, -e
  • sit by leaning on hand

I'm 9 months old! I...

  • copy sounds or gestures
  • reach for crumbs or other small things with my thumb and fingers
  • move toys from one hand to the other hand
  • I straighten my arms to support myself when on my stomach
  • understand the word "No"

I'm 12 months old! I...

  • respond to my name
  • may be scared of strangers
  • look for an object if you hide it from me, even if I can't see it
  • crawl on my hands and knees
  • pull myself to a standing position
  • walk by holding onto furniture
  • can drink from a cup with your help
  • enjoy playing games, like peek-a-boo or patty cake
  • say one to two words

I'm 15 months old! I...

  • use gestures
  • like to look at pictures in a book
  • can hold a crayon in a fist
  • hand toys to you when you ask me
  • can point to pictures you name, if the things in the picture are familiar to me
  • walk alone without help

I'm 18 months old! I...

  • like to pull and push things
  • follow simple directions
  • pull off shoes and socks
  • feed myself sometimes
  • step off low objects and keep balance
  • turn two to three pages of a book at a time
  • can point to one body part
  • can name one object
  • like to copy your words or actions

I'm 21 months old! I...

  • can name two objects
  • like to pretend-play
  • can put together a simple picture puzzle if it has only two or three large pieces
  • like to throw balls
  • like to play alone with toys for a short time
  • say "No" a lot

I'm 24 months old! I...

  • use two to three words together, like "No, Mommy" or "More cookies"
  • say names of toys and people
  • feed myself with a spoon
  • turn one page at a time
  • point to hair, eyes and nose when someone asks me
  • show affection to family members and pets
  • run short distances without falling

I'm 36 months old! I...

  • answer simple questions
  • walk up steps, alternating feet
  • put my clothes on by myself
  • open simple containers
  • like to play with other children
  • repeat simple rhymes and songs
  • use three to five word sentences
  • name at least one color correctly
  • jump in place
  • express my emotions