What's happening now?

With lots of love and praise, you’ll enjoy encouraging your nine-month-old to move on to new achievements. Toys that respond to actions will reward your baby with fun surprises … and reward you with an “I did it!” expression.

“There is something new to discover every day.”

Dad of nine-month-old

Types of toys for this age

Now your child might:

  • Physical

    Catch a ball if it’s rolled right to him

  • Cognitive

    Use deliberate gestures, like waving bye-bye or lifting arms to say, “Pick me up!”

  • Social & Emotional

    Recognize familiar faces

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.