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A tower of how many bricks are normal for an 18month, 2yr and 3 yr old child?

3, 6, 9


What should a child of 2, 3, 4, 5yrs old be able to draw?

2 - copies a line
3 - copies a circle
4 - Copies a cross
5 - copies a square


What does a hand preference before the age of 1 yr suggest?

Cerebral palsy


At what age will a child start reaching for objects?

3 months


At what age can a child use a palmar grasp, and pass an object from one hand to the other?

6 months


At what age does a child acquire a pincer grip?

10 months


At what age will a child begin to smile and when should you refer if they don't?

6 weeks (refer at 10 weeks)


What age does a child begin to laugh and enjoy friendly handling?

3 months


At what ages is it normal for a child not to be shy?

6 months


At what ages does a child become shy and starts eating everything?

10 months


What are the feeding milestones of 6 months, 12-15 months, 2 yrs, 3 yrs, 5yrs?

6m - may put a hand on the bottle when being fed
12-15m - drinks from a cup, uses a spoon, develops over 3 month period
2yrs - competent with a spoon, doesn't spill with a cup
3yrs - uses spoon and fork
5yrs - uses a knife and fork


What are the dressing milestones of 12-15months, 18 months, 2 yrs and 4 yrs?

12-15m - helps getting dressed/undressed
18m - takes shoes off, hat but unable to place
2 yrs - puts on hat and shoes
4 yrs - can dress and undress independently except for laces and buttons


What are the playing milestones for 9m, 12m, 18m, 2 yrs and 4 yrs?

9m - plays peek a boo and waves goodbye
12m - plays a pat a cake
18m - plays contently alone
2 yrs - plays near others but not with them
4 yrs - play with other children


What are the speech milestones at 6m, 9m and 2yrs?

6m - babbles
9m - says 'mama' and 'dada'
2 yrs - combine 2 works