Developmental Chart

BY AGE ONE

Gross Motor

  • sits without support
  • quadruped crawls
  • pulls self to standing
  • stands unaided
  • walks with aid
  • rolls a ball with another

Fine Motor

  • reaches and grasps
  • Puts objects in mouth
  • picks up small objects with a neat pincer
  • transfers objects from one hand to another
  • drops and picks up a toy

BETWEEN AGES ONE AND TWO

Gross Motor

  • walks alone
  • walks backwards
  • picks up toys from floor without falling
  • pulls and pushes toys
  • seats self in child size chair
  • walks up and down stairs with hand held

Fine Motor

  • builds tower with 3 small blocks
  • puts 4 rings on stand
  • puts 5 pegs in pegboard
  • scribbles
  • uses a gross palmer grasp to make strokes
  • turns knobs
  • shifts hands
  • throw small ball

BETWEEN AGES TWO AND THREE

Gross Motor

  • runs forward well
  • jumps in place with 2 feet together
  • stands on one foot with aid
  • walks on tiptoe
  • kicks a ball foward

Fine Motor

  • strings 4 large beads
  • snips with scissors
  • starts to hold crayon in tripod
  • uses one hand more consistently
  • imitates circle, horizontal and vertical strokes


BETWEEN AGES THREE AND FOUR

Gross Motor

  • walks on a line
  • balances unaided on one foot
  • hops on one foot
  •  rides tricycle
  • throws ball over head

Fine Motor

  • builds 9 cube tower
  • copies circle
  • imitates cross

BETWEEN AGES FOUR AND FIVE

Gross Motor

  • walking up and downstairs reciprically
  • jumps forward

Fine Motor

  • cuts on a line
  • copies cross
  • prints some capital letters

BETWEEN AGES FIVE AND SIX

Gross Motor

  • walks on balance beam
  • skips
  • jumps rope
  • skates

Fine Motor

  • cuts shapes
  • copies name
  • uses adult mature dynamic tripod grasp
  • prints numbers 1 to 5
  • has hand preference