3 to 6 months
Starting to use pincer-grasp and moving objects from one hand to the other; watches object fall and follows objects and people. Soft toys; toys that rattle; toys that will withstand banging and are visually stimulating and tactile.
6 to 8 months
Reacts to people and objects; developing pincer-grasp; points with index finger; looks for objects that have been dropped. Small objects to encourage pincer grip... supervise closely as he will taste them; building bricks and toys that can be built and knocked down.
9 months to 1 years
Developed pincer grip; bangs objects and enjoys throwing toys down and pointing to them. Pull-along toys…with sound; balls to roll; containers with objects in to put in and take out; stacking toys.
1 to 2 years
Builds 2 block tower. Can place objects precisely. Turns pages of picture book. Squats to pick up toys. Can kick large ball. Pushing toys; building bricks; simple construction toys; large crayons and pencils; wooden lift-out puzzle with knobs to grasp.