Infants (birth to age 1) and toddlers (ages 1 to 2) grow quickly; bodily changes are rapid and profound. Physical development refers to biological changes that children undergo as they age. Important aspects that determine the progress of physical development in infancy and toddlerhood include physical changes; development of motor and learning skills and health issues.
Knows mother by her smell. Turns head toward sounds. Only able to see clearly a distance of around 2 feet.
Motor skills development - Is able to hold a finger or rattle, can hold up head when laying on stomach. Health aspects - Starting to eat and sleep more regularly.
Motor skills development - Reaches for objects, roll over, and sit with support. Health aspects - Can take solid foods at 6 months. Gets first teeth. Able to see things far away.
Motor skills development - Begins to crawl, able to sit alone for a short time and uses thumb and pointing finger to pick up objects.
Motorskills development - Drinks from a cup, can eat with fingers, pulls to a stand and stands alone, walks holding onto objects, can throw a ball.
Motor development - Goes up and down steps alone, runs, uses spoon and fork, kicks a ball. Learning skills development - Turns pages in books, tries to dress self, may be ready for toilet training.