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Indicators of development of the child by 6 months
(the main indicators of development of the child of early age) of

we Suggest you to get acquainted with the main indicators of development of the child. They will help interested persons (parents, tutors, teachers) to define extent of development of the specific kid and in case of need to take the appropriate measures of correction.

By drawing up these indicators are used by

own scientifically - methodical researches of the author of the book Elena Volosova, long-term supervision over children of early age, and also materials from work “Diagnostics nervously - mental development of children of the first three years of life“ (TsOLIU of doctors, M., 1979) and the Basic program of development of the child - the preschool child “Sources“ (The Preschool Childhood center of A. V. Zaporozhets, M., 1997).

Informative development

Long monitors movement of a toy. Pulls to it hands, grabs, holds.

Long is engaged in

with one subject: takes toys from different situation, shifts from one hand in another, pulls in a mouth, removes, considers, listens to its sounding (melody).

Holding a toy, turns over sideways, on a stomach, on a back.

Reaches for toys, lying on a stomach; it is a little tightened forward.

Tries to find the toy hidden suddenly (looks, pulls off a kerchief).

Takes small toys two fingers, large - all fingers and a palm.

Tries to imitate the movements of the adult: pats, knocks, squeezes, shakes a toy.

Emotionally - social development

Arises emotional preference: there is a favourite toy.

Emotionally - the selective relation to color, size, a form of toys (various emotional reactions on duration and frequency).

Smiles to

in response to tender tone of a voice of the adult.

Frowns at strict tone of a voice of the adult.


It is frightened loud sounds.


it is Emotionally strained at exigeant actions, the movements.

Smiles to

, babbles, moves, fades (a revival complex), rejoices:


he Alerted (confusion, a fright):

Screws up the face, turns, complains, feeling unpleasant feelings.

Squeals, laughs, imitating laughter of other people. Imitates a facial expression, voice intonations of the adult.

Speech development

Listens to the adult`s voice, echoes it syllables from the babble.


Turns around on the name.


towards a familiar subject at the adult`s question: “Where-?“.

Lingeringly says vowels.

Says syllables (murmurs) in the course of independent wakefulness.

Repeats after the adult some sounds and syllables from the babble.

Imitates voice intonations of the adult (expressive):“ sneezes“, “coughs“, “laughs“.

In babble accurate phonemes of the native language, individual rhythm arise.

Household skills


is Held by mother`s breast during sucking. Brings a small bottle to a mouth, holds during sucking. Opens a mouth before a spoon, removes food lips, eats semi-dense food from a spoon.

Physical development

Turns over from a back sideways, from a back on a stomach, from a stomach on a back.

Creeps up forward, crawls away back, turns.

Lies long on a stomach with a support on a palm of the straightened hands.

Leans legs on a support with support under mice.


with support under mice.

stands up

on the straightened legs with support for both hands or under mice A little.

Not for long sits with support for two or by one hand.

Does to

attempts to be bent forward from a prone position on a back.

Touches hands the body.

is Pulled by both hands to mother (desire that took on hands).

Pulls a hand to the pleasant toy.