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Child Growth Chart (Interactive) Please Login (A modified interactive Growth & Development Chart from) U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



Development Rates of Child

Children grow and develop at different rates. This table shows the ages by which most young children develop certain abilities. It is normal for a child to do some things later than the ages noted here. If your child fails to do many of these at the ages given, or you have questions about his or her development, talk with your child's doctor or other health care provider.

2 Months
  • Smiles, coos
  • Watches a person, follows with eyes
4 Months
  • Laughs out loud
  • Lifts head and chest when on stomach, grasps objects.
6 Months
  • Babbles, turns to sound
  • Rolls over, supports head well when sitting
9 Months
  • Responds to name
  • Sits alone, crawls, pulls self up to standing
1 Year
  • Waves bye-bye, says mama or dada
  • Walks when holding on, picks up small objects with thumb and first finger
18 Months
  • Says 3 words other than mama or dada, scribbles
  • Walks alone, feeds self using spoon
2 Years
  • Puts 2 words together, refers to self by name
  • Runs well, walks up stairs by self
3 Years
  • Knows age, helps in buttoning clothing, washes and dries hands
  • Throws ball overhand, rides tricycle
4 Years
  • Knows first and last name, tells a story, counts 4 objects
  • Balances on one foot, uses children's scissors
5 Years
  • Names 4 colors, counts 10 objects
  • Hops on one foot, dresses self

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