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KAIMH is a great organization. The KAIMH Annual Conference registration is open! 2015 Annual KAIMH Conference Welcomes Back Dr. Tina Payne Bryson! Dr. Bryson is the author of No Drama Discipline and The Whole Brain Child

Kid’s Calendar

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The Lawrence Kids Calendar is a great place to find out what is going on for kids around town.

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MILESTONES

BY 3 MONTHS:

  • Lift head when held at your shoulder
  • Follow a moving object or person with his eyes
  • Turn toward the sound of a human voice
  • Smile when smiled at
  • React to "peek-a-boo" games

BY 6 MONTHS:

  • Reach for and grasp objects
  • Holds head steady when sitting with your help
  • Imitate familiar actions you perform
  • Smile at herself in a mirror

BY 12 MONTHS:

  • Feed herself finger food
  • Sit well without support
  • Respond to music with body motion
  • Say his first word
  • Understand simple commands

BY 18 MONTHS:

  • Like to pull, push, and dump things
  • Walk without help
  • Turn pages in a book
  • Put a round lid on a round pot
  • Say 8-10 words you can understand
  • Ask specifically for her mother or father
  • Seek attention

BY 2 YEARS:

  • Open cabinets, drawers, and boxes
  • Help in washing hands
  • Use 2-3 word sentences
  • Like to imitate parents
  • Sometimes get angry and have temper tantrums
  • Treat a doll or stuffed animal as though it were alive
  • Verbalize his desires and feelings ("I want a cookie")

BY 3 YEARS:

  • Feed himself (with some spilling)
  • Hold a crayon well
  • Use the toilet with some help
  • Kick a ball forward
  • Pedal a tricycle
  • Recognize sounds in the environment
  • Remember what happened yesterday
  • Know where things usually belong
  • Look through a book alone
  • Count 2 to 3 objects
  • Match circles and squares
  • Use 3-5 word sentences
  • Ask short questions
  • Imitate housework or help with simple tasks
  • Demonstrate some shame when caught in wrongdoing
  • Know her first and last name
  • Answer whether she is a boy or girl

BY 4 YEARS:

  • Hold a pencil
  • Try to write name
  • Try to buckle, button, and lace, even though she probably needs help
  • Pour from a small pitcher
  • Use the toilet alone
  • Catch a bouncing ball
  • Want to know what will happen next
  • Sort by shape or color
  • Follow three instructions given at one time ("Put the toys away, wash your hands, and come eat.")
  • Identify situations that would lead to hapiness, sadness, or anger
  • Enjoy rhyming and nonsense words
  • Want explanations of "why" and "how"
  • Enjoy tag, hide-and-seek, and other games with simple rules

BY 5 YEARS:

  • Draw simple figures of things she has imagined
  • Dress and undress by himself (although you may need to supervise)
  • Walk downstairs, alternating feet without using a handrail
  • Climb a ladder
  • Know the sequence of reading a book, from left to right and top to bottom
  • Copy her own name in large irregular letters
  • Know front and back of clothes
  • Use 6 words in a sentence
  • Enjoy riddles and jokes
  • Modify language when talking to a younger child
  • Protect younger children
  • Talk about emotions and preferences
  • Invent make-believe games with simple rules

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