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Developmental Milestones In Toddlers

Developmental Milestones In Toddlers

Now that your child is officially a toddler, be prepared to experience some pretty big milestones, like saying goodbye to all those diapers and your baby's crib! The height and weight charts show variations in every stages of development. Apart from which there are other milestones like socializing, art of learning, writing, playing, imitating, speaking etc. Here below we can see some important developments in a child.

2 years:

  Boys Girls
Weight 10.2 - 12.3 kgs 9.5 - 12 kgs
Length 80.5 - 84.1 cms 78.7 - 82.6 cms

 

• Runs
• Speaks in two-word sentences
• Follows simple instructions
• Begins make-believe play

3 years:

  Boys Girls
Weight 13.5-16 kgs 12.9-15 kgs
Length 92.7 - 98 cms 91.4 -96.8 cms

• Masters walking and Climb well
• Speaks in multiword sentences
• Sorts objects by shape and color
• Uses spoon to feed self
• Learns to share toys

4 years:

  Boys Girls
Weight 15.1- 17.7 kgs 14.6- 17.5 kgs
Length 99.6 - 105.4 cms 98 - 104 cms

• Gets along with people outside the family
• Draws circles and squares
• Rides a tricycle
• Enjoys doing most things independently, without help
• Enjoys rhymes and word play
• Starts school

5 years:

  Boys Girls
Weight 17-20.3 kgs 16.5- 20 kgs
Length 105 - 112.3 cms 104.9 - 111.3 cms

• Tells name and address
• Jumps, hops, and skips
• Gets dressed
• Counts 10 or more objects
• understand size and time concept

You might worry if your child is delayed in reaching a milestone. But some kids are simply late bloomers; some just master certain skills before others. However, if you're concerned, speak to your pediatrician to understand better.