Free Developmental Checklist Step 1 of 3 33% Is your child’s development on track?Should you seek help?Use our quick and easy developmental checklist below to make sure your child is reaching their milestones. When completed, you will receive individualized feedback from one of our therapists. Sources for the following checklists include standardized assessments, current textbooks, and the CDC.Child's Age*0-4 months4-7 months8-12 months12-18 months18-24 months2-3 years3-4 years4-5 years5-6 yearsSelect your child's age.This screening is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. 0-4 months Holds hands together at chest Lifts head from caregiver’s shoulders Turns head to either side while lying down Raises head while on belly Reaches toward hanging objects Sucks from breast/bottle with minimal liquid loss Notices sounds or music 4-7 months Rolls from back to belly Reaches for objects Holds bottle with both hands Can swallow thick pureed food Begins to recognize strangers as different than regular caregivers Babbles 8-12 months Sits without arm support for 10 minutes Pivots while sitting Reaches for objects while sitting Crawls Walks with hands held Cruises Imitates facial expressions Sips from open cup Can handle mashed table foods Responds to name 12-18 months Can stack 2 blocks Crawls Walks with hands held Walks independently Eats chopped table foods Uses fingers to self-feed Drinks from straw Points and requests items Imitates adult activities (housework, cooking, etc.) Uses 10-15 words 18-24 months Stacks 4-5 blocks Scribbles Avoids messy play Crawls Cries during bath time Walks independently Runs a 10-foot distance Eats crunchy textures, including some raw vegetables Drinks from a cup independently Pulls off their own shoes and socks Is upset by unexpected noises Has a vocabulary of 10-20 words Reacts to the emotions of others Expresses discomfort when diaper is soiled Does not like unexpected touch 2-3 years Stacks 6-8 blocks Snips paper with scissors Imitates strokes with a crayon (horizontal and/or vertical) Avoids messy play (finger painting, play doh, etc.) Jumps off of the ground at least 2” Balances on one foot for 5 seconds Catches a large ball Can use a spoon with no spillage Potty trained, with assistance for wiping or fasteners Has a vocabulary of more than 200 words Communicates needs and wants Uses “me” and “mine” Becomes upset with loud or sudden noises 3-4 years Copies a vertical or horizontal line Folds paper in half Cuts 6 inch paper in half Avoids messy play Runs with good coordination with few falls Jumps forward using both feet, at least 24” Balances on one foot for 5 seconds Walks up and down stairs, alternating feet Uses a spoon without spillage Limited diet with refusal to try new foods Brushes teeth independently Is distressed by having hair brushed, face wiped, or teeth brushed Potty trained with few accidents Dresses/undresses upper body with supervision (not fasteners) Zips and unzips coat Becomes upset by unexpected or loud sounds Has a vocabulary of more than 300 words Can say the letter sounds K, G, D, F, Y Engages in imaginary play Can take turns Expresses emotions in an appropriate manner 4-5 years When writing, can copy a square Draws a stick figure including body, head, and extremities (when shown an example) Cuts out curves, lines, and circles Avoids messy play Runs with good coordination without falling Skips Walks up and down stairs, alternating feet Kicks a moving ball Pedals tricycle smoothly Uses spoon with minimal spillage Limited diet with refusal to try new foods Brushes teeth independently Is distressed by having hair brushed, face wiped, or teeth brushed Dresses independently, with some help for fasteners Can say T and NG letter sounds Takes turns in conversation for several exchanges Plays games with simple rules Becomes upset by unexpected or loud sounds Expresses emotions in an appropriate manner 5-6 years Writes own name Draws a recognizable person Can cut out a circle Avoids messy play Balances on one foot with eyes closed for 5 seconds Skips Walks up and down stairs, alternating feet Rides a bike with training wheels Uses knife and fork for eating Limited diet with refusal to try new foods Dresses independently Ties shoes Brushes teeth independently Is distressed by having hair brushed, face wiped, or teeth brushed Can say R and L letter sounds Expresses feelings with words Plays in small groups of peers Please enter your email address. A pediatric therapist will review your checklist and reach out to you at the email provided with the results of your child’s screening. Due to the personalized nature of our responses, please allow 24-48 hours for a response.Email* PhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.