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Social / Emotional - Images & Video Clips

  • Enjoys doing new things video clip
  • Plays “Mom” and “Dad” image
  • Is more and more creative with make-believe play video clip
  • Would rather play with other children than by himself video clip
  • Cooperates with other children image
  • Often can’t tell what’s real and what’s make-believe video clip
  • Talks about what she likes and what she is interested in video clip

Language / Communication - Images & Video Clips

  • Knows some basic rules of grammar, such as correctly using “he” and “she” video clip
  • Sings a song or says a poem from memory such as the “Itsy Bitsy Spider” or the “Wheels on the Bus” video clip
  • Tells stories video clip
  • Can say first and last name (no example)

Cognitive - Images & Video Clips

Movement / Physical Development - Images & Video Clips

  • Hops and stands on one foot up to 2 seconds image
  • Catches a bounced ball most of the time image 1  image 2  image 3
  • Pours, cuts with supervision, and mashes own food image

4 Year Old Checklist (English)

4 Year Old Checklist - PDF / Fillable

  • You can take printed Checklist with you and talk with your child's doctor at every well-child visit about the milestones your child has reached and what to expect next.
  • Can also fill out same checklist on CDC Milestone Tracker App.

  • Your Child at 4 Years

    Milestones matter! How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offers important clues about his or her development. Check the milestones your child has reached by age 4.
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