5 Stages of Child Development

Stage 1: Newborn - During the first two months of life, newborns react automatically to external stimuli

Stage 2: Infant - A lot of new abilities develop quickly by the time a child turns 1 year old:

At 3-6 months of age, infants can recognize familiar faces, begin to babble, control their head movements and bring their hands together.

By 6-6 months of age, infants start sitting without support, may bounce when held in a standing position and respond to people

Between 9-12 months old, children can point at things, pick up objects, crawl

Step 3: - Toddler - When children are between 1-3 years of age, they can stand alone, learn to walk without help, begin to run and climb stairs with short steps

Step 4: - Preschool:- Between 3-5 years of age, children’s motor skills become refined. 

Step 5: -School-age:  School-age is the age between 6-17 years old. During this age, children learn to become independent and form their own opinions

Step 5: -School-Age:  Children develop various emotions such as jealousy, love, and many more and can express them through words and gestures