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Developmental Milestones

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Updated July 23, 2007

A photo of a preschooler riding a tricycle, a developmental milestone that most children can reach by the time they are three years old.
Riding a Tricycle

Riding a Tricycle

Photo (c) Andrew Rich
Preschoolers can usually learn to pedal a tricycle once they are about three years old.

By four, they can usually learn to ride a two wheel bike with training wheels, which they can take off when they are about five to six years old.



Sources:

Functional developmental evaluation. Prerequisite to habilitation. Capute AJ - Pediatr Clin North Am - 01-FEB-1973; 20(1): 3-26

Linguistic and auditory milestones during the first two years of life: a language inventory for the practitioner. Capute AJ - Clin Pediatr (Phila) - 01-NOV-1978; 17(11): 847-53

Clinical linguistic and auditory milestone scale: prediction of cognition in infancy. Capute AJ - Dev Med Child Neurol - 01-DEC-1986; 28(6): 762-71

The Denver Developmental Assessment (Denver II)

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