Early Childhood Development

Here you will find some brief information about early childhood development.

provides a glimpse of typical child development from birth to 60 months (five years) of age. Each section of the booklet gives examples of behaviors typically seen in children at a particular developmental level (for example, birth to three months). The behaviors are grouped into four categories: personal and social skills, language and understanding skills, small muscle skills, and large muscle skills.
  • Act Early Website:  From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves.  Track your child's development and act early if you have a concern.


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