Children develop of their own accord, but they do need those around them to provide them with experiences and the right kind of guidance.
In this timeline, you will get to know the milestones related to motor skills, language development, social and emotional and cognitive/sensory development, and personality development. You can also read about how Kindergarden sets up the children's environment to help them develop optimally.
We make use of the “recurring” moments in which we’re tending to them individually, such as while dressing and undressing them, changing their diapers, or putting them to bed, to give them a little extra one-on-one attention. This turns an everyday care moment into a special development moment.
Are you curious about a baby’s development during the first stage? For example, did you know that babies learn to start repeating behavior from as early as two months of age? And that the clingy stage often kicks in later in boys than in girls? Read more about the development of a baby aged 0 to 6 months.
Are you curious about a baby’s development during the second stage? For example, did you know that children start making attempts to communicate at around 8 months? And that red is the first color that babies perceive, after black and white? Read more about the development of a baby aged 6 to 12 months.
Would you like to know more about the development of a toddler during the first stage? For example, did you know that toddlers at this age tend to increasingly reach out to and interact with their age peers, but that they have yet to learn to be empathetic (i.e., put themselves in another person’s shoes)? We have listed the milestones in the development of a toddler in the first phase.
Did you know that toddler’s during the second stage, develop an understanding of why certain things are not allowed? And that they do a much better job at remembering songs, rhymes, and verses? Read more about the development of a toddler aged 1,5 to 2,5 years
Toddlers can and want more and more. For example, did you know that between the ages of three and four, children start developing a preference for either their left or their right hand? And that it is also during this stage of childhood that they develop their first friendships? Read more about the development of a toddler aged 2,5 to 4 years.