Time line of physical and language development of children from 0-19yrs age: The table presents an overview of child development from birth to nineteen years of age. The time frames are averages and children may achieve the developmental milestones earlier or later but still be what is considered ‘normal’.
Age ranges: (LO 1.1)
|Age range |Physical Development |Language | |0-1 year |Vision is fuzzy |Communicate by babbling and saying two syllable words like | | |Try to grab if they sense something in the palm of their hand |‘mama’ and ‘dada’ and copies simple words | | |Surprised by sudden sounds |Obey commands with gesture eg give me the cup. | | |Some can crawl or shuffle and a small number walking | | | |wave and point at things | | |2 years |Most are now walking |Can use upto 50 words. | | |feed themselves, at least with their fingers |Sentences are limited to 2 words. | | |use their hands to move objects including dropping things on the |Can use nouns, verbs and pronouns. | | |floor and looking to see where they are. | | |3 years |Responds to easy questions. |Pronunciation is good, with large vocabulary. | | |Can name objects and identify function. |Conversation is simple with simple phrases. | | |Learnt to pedal and walk upstairs like an adult. |Uses adjectives and plurals | |4 years |Can cross legs when sat |Vocabulary 1500 plus words. | | |Walks down stairs like an adult. |Can usually repeat long words | | |Can turn sharp corners when running. |Often plays make-believe | | |Builds a tower of cubes |Understands sizes big, small | | | |Often repeats words, phrases, syllables, and even sounds | |5 years |Good ball skills. |Fluent speech with a few childish alternatives in speech. | | |Skips and hops. |Talks about the past, present and future with a good sense of| | |Draws a triangle by copying. |time. | | |Tries to write like an adult |Should have knowledge and awareness all vowels and limited | | |Colours pictures. |consonants, m,p,b,h,w,k,g,t,d,n,ng,y | |6 years |Learns to skip with rope. |In addition to the above consonants the following: f, v, sh, | | |Can copy the diamond shape....
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