Child Development


Child development is the term used to describe the way that a child masters necessary skills to help it keep pace as it grows. In general terms the average child will develop in specific stages at specific times/ages. These are often known as 'milestones'. Often a child will need to reach a specific milestone before their body/brain is has the building blocks to move on the next one. Let's take a look at some of the key areas of child development.



In general terms children are measured for the major developmental milestones from birth until around the age of seven.