What's happening now?

As eye-hand coordination improves, your four-month-old will enjoy greater interaction. Play simple games or offer activity toys to help your baby start to understand cause and effect.

“It’s amazing to see your child’s development even as early as 4 months old … she has such determination and it’s a joy to watch her succeed.”

Mom of four-month-old

Types of toys for this age

Now your child might:

  • Physical

    Reach for things, with your help

  • Cognitive

    Recognize familiar faces and take an interest in others

  • Social & Emotional

    Laugh, squirm and squeal with delight

Children develop at their own pace and reach milestones at different times. The highlights mentioned in this website are approximate guidelines only. If you have any questions about your child's development, consult your healthcare provider.