Children develop in so many ways and at different rates. They are not only physically growing but also learning new skills and developing socially and emotionally.
From the moment that your child is born, they are ready to interact with the world. Brain development is most rapid in preschool children and 90% of brain development has happened by the age of 5. Lots of things will influence how your child develops and no two children are the same.
You can explore an interactive guide to child development from birth to 5 years old - just click on the image to the right. This includes videos and advice to help parents along the way.