Milestones: Understanding your Child's Social and Emotional Development from Birth to Age 5

This handout highlights examples of key social and emotional milestones at various ages. The tips represent developmental milestones for most children at each given age. Remember, every child develops at her own pace and has diverse learning needs and approaches. Tuning in and being aware of your child’s specific needs and where they are developmentally can help you adjust your environment and daily activities.