7 to 12 months some children:

  • Use simple gestures (waving "bye-bye")
  • Sit without support
  • Stand unaided
  • Walk with or without aid

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2 years to 3 years some children:

  • Use 4-5 word sentences
  • Run forward
  • Play make believe with various objects
  • Respond to simple directions

1 year to 2 years some children:

  • Play simple pretend games (feeding a doll)
  • Walk alone
  • Say several single words
  • Kick a ball

Birth to 6 months some children:

  • Respond to own name
  • Raise head slightly when lying on stomach 
  • Roll over
  • Crawl

A child's first three years are very important and the way the child learns and develops during those years can make a difference in the child's future.  Below are some developmental milestones for your child's first three years.  Although each milestone has an age level, the actual age when a normally developing child reaches that milestone will vary.  It is important to remember that every child is unique.  If you have any concerns speak with your child's pediatrician about a referral to your community's early childhood intervention system.