Infants Pattern of Development
Created by: Jasmine Sandoval,Ariana Moran, & Luis Alvarez
At the age of 3-6 months infants start sucking their fingers and wants to reach thing.
By this time, most babies can:
Sit without support
Stand without help
Walk with aid
Roll a ball
Pick things up with thumb and one finger
Drop and pick up toys
Babies are more likely to initiate social interaction.
They begin to:
Pay attention to own name
Babies perceptual abilities improve rapidly.
At this age, they are able to:
Differentiate between different people based on the way they look, sound, or feel
React to and imitate the facial expressions of others
Respond to familiar sounds
Babies show a wider emotional range and stronger preferences for familiar people. Distinguish friends from strangers
Respond actively to language and gestures
Show displeasure at the loss of a toy