Motorskill Milestones in Infants

Typical Month of Onset Gross Motor Skill
1-2 Holds head erect and steady

Lifts head and chest with arm support on tummy 

Sits with support 

3-4 Rolls tummy to back 
6-7 Rolls back to tummy 
6-8 Sits alone 
8-9 Pulls to stand 
9 Crawls 
9-10 Walks with handholds ("cruises") 
11-12 Stands Alone
12-13 Walks alone
Typical Month of Onset Fine Motor Skill
birth Reflexive grasp
1-3 Pre-reaching (ineffective) 
3 Voluntary grasp 
4-5 Successful reach and grasp 
6-7 Controlled reach and grasp 
9 Pincer grasp (thumb and forefinger) 
12-14 Releases objects crudely 
18 Controlled release 


Two charts of when to expect certain motor skill achievements in infants in the first year and some months.

Folksonomies: infant development motor skills

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 What's Going on in There? : How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Eliot , Lise (2000-10-03), What's Going on in There? : How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life, Bantam, Retrieved on 2011-07-18
Folksonomies: parenting babies development infants physiology


14 JUN 2011

 Raising Well-Adjusted Children

Memes on parenting and activities to encourage intelligence and good behavior in children.
Folksonomies: parenting child rearing
Folksonomies: parenting child rearing