While all children develop at different times, there is an expected sequence of developmental milestones children should be reaching. PLD has provided handy downloadable milestone guides for children aged 6 months through to 12 years.
Designed by speech pathologists, occupational therapists and educators, the comprehensive guides give an overview of the Oral Language, Literacy and Motor developmental milestones your children are predicted to achieve within each age range. However, please keep in mind that every child’s development is unique and complex and a child may not follow these developmental guides exactly.
It is important to consider the individual child when using these milestones. Teachers and parents can use these milestones and the associated tips and activity ideas to:
- Gain a sense of your child’s strengths and areas requiring development.
- Get tips for helping your child to develop strong Oral Language, Literacy and Motor skills.
- Suggestions for within the home. These milestones are an ideal resource to download and photocopy to give to parents at the start of the new school year.
Milestone guides for children and toddlers aged 0-3 years
- Speech and Language Poster Development Sheets – Ages 0-4
- Recommended Picture Books to read – Ages 0-4
- Speech and Language Development Milestones – 6 months old
- Speech and Language Development Milestones – 12 months old
- Pencil Grip and Drawing Skills – Ages 1-6
- Speech and Language Development Milestones – 18 months old
- Speech and Language Development Milestones – 2 years old
- Story Telling Development – Ages 2-7
Milestone Guides for Early Years to Year 2
Milestone guides for Year 3, 4, 5 & 6
A complete Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 guide – Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 Language, Literacy and Motor Milestones
- Speech and Language Development Milestones Posters and Sheets – 8+ years old
- Recommended picture books to read to 9, 10, 11 & 12 year olds
- Speech Sound Development Posters and Sheets – Ages 3 – 8
- Recommended picture books to read to 6, 7 & 8 year olds
- Speech and Language Development Milestones Posters and Sheets – 8 years old
To ensure your children are reaching the expected milestones, don’t forget to download our Teaching Sequence Manuals.