Developmental Skills for Children: Milestones, Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is not a category of a developmental milestone?

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1. An example of a physical development milestone is _____.

2. By 12 months old, a typically developing infant will be able to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz is about recollecting examples of developmental milestones, as well as your ability to recall true statements about the forms of development for children.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz assesses your understanding of developmental milestones in the following ways:

  • Understand the categories of developmental milestones
  • Recognize an example of a physical development milestone
  • Understand what a typically developing 12 month old infant will be able to do
  • Recognize true statements regarding cognitive development
  • Identify fine motor skills

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most pertinent information in the lesson on developmental milestones
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider what qualifies as developmental milestones
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have acquired about cognitive development

Additional Learning

The lesson Developmental Skills For Children: Milestones, Definition & Examples covers the following objectives:

  • Define developmental milestones
  • Break down developmental milestones into four categories, with examples
  • Define associative and parallel play