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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET unit 1: physic al and motor de velopment   Physical and Motor Indicators Infant Physical and Motor Development Indicators Indicator Generally Begins Reacts to loud noises Birth–2 months Moves head from side to side while on stomach Birth–2 months Brings hands to face Birth–2 months Focuses on objects 8 to 12 inches away Birth–2 months Turns head to both sides while on back 2–3 months Follows moving object with eyes 2–4 months Holds head steady when carried or held 2–4 months Brings hands to midline while on back 3–4 months Rotates or turns head from side to side with no head bobbing 3–4 months Plays with hands and may hold and observe a toy 3–5 months Reaches for objects 3–5 months Follows distant object with eyes 3–6 months Rolls over 4–6 months Lifts head while lying on back 4–6 months Brings feet to mouth easily while lying on back 4–6 months Holds up chest with weight on forearms 4–6 months Attempts to crawl (stomach and legs dragging) 5–9 months Grasps small objects 6–8 months Transfers object from one hand to another 6–9 months Can be pulled to feet but can’t support self 6–9 months Gets to sitting position 6–9 months Sits unsupported 6–9 months Sits by self and maintains balance 6–9 months Accepts being spoon-fed 6–9 months Crawls (trunk lifted) 6–11 months Cruises (walks around holding on to furniture) 9–12 months Walks with assistance 9–12 months Stands alone 10–15 months Walks alone 11–18 months Scribbles with crayon 12–15 months (Continued) COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL   15