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Indicators of development of the child by 9 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

Considers the reflection in a mirror.


a toy from the adult`s hands, keeps in a cam, considers (licks).


and unclenches, rattles, swings, knocks a toy:

Takes out

(pours out) small objects, puts in capacity.


(removes) lids. Works at the same time with two toys, holds on a toy in each hand. Makes actions with a toy two hands.


Emotionally - social development

Smiles, is quiet, interested, manipulating toys.

is Shown by a particular interest in some toys (gives preference).

Smiles to

in response to result of action (opened a box) for imitation.

is Shown by interest in children, their game.

Rejoices to cheerful games with the adult, to dance tunes to the movements.

the Smile or a hnykanye draws with

attention, asks on hands.


and adequately emotionally reacts to a mimicry and exclamations of the adult, positively or negatively painted.

Cries, takes offense, crawls away:


It is dissatisfied if cannot independently change a pose. There is a specific look in different situations: interest, pleasure, pleasure, attention, offense.

Speech development

Understanding of the speech:

Hearing the name, turns, creeps up.

On a question: “Where-?“ turns and looks towards the called subject (acquaintance).

at the request of the adult finds a look one of three toys standing nearby.


(stretches to the adult) the toy called several times (“Dai -“).

Understands words: “lay down“, “get up“, “throw“, “on“ and others.

is Known by purpose of separate objects: cup, spoon, small bottle, hairbrush.

It is long listens to the speech of the adult (which is not turned to it).


the movements of lips of the adult.

Active reproduction of sounds of the speech:

Repeats after the adult syllables and sounds from the babble. Quickly imitates expressive sounds (in own way):“ sneezes“, “sniffs“, “hoots“, “barks“, “mews“. Loudly murmurs during the wakefulness periods.

Household skills

Pulls hands to a subwearable cup. Supports a cup from below by two hands, directs to a mouth, drinks. Holds a bread slice, cookies, drying in hand, brings to a mouth, bites off, sucks round.

Physical development

Quickly creeps diversely.

Gets on all fours on a pillow, eminences, a short flight of stairs of a children`s hill.

Sits down from a prone position.

Sits exactly independently.

Lays down from a sitting position.

Kneels, on legs, holding a support (rises from a sitting position).

Jumps up, holding a barrier.

Stands up

with support for one hand. Crosses with support by both hands or under mice. Moves an added step, holding a support. Repeats the movements after the adult: lifts, lowers hands, pats.