Early Childhood Development Checklist

You will be able to use this checklist, as a guideline, to determine if a child is functioning according to his/her age level and as a guideline for age-appropriatestimulation activities.

The newly published version of the "Development of the Child Checklist"

Now also avialable in Afrikaans "Mylpale vir Kinder Ontwikkeling"

(Postage excluded)

Also includes age-appropriate stimulation activities

Carla Grobler
Occupational Therapist


This book will be useful to:

  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • Therapists (OT’s, social workers, psychologists, etc.)
  • Students (studying occupational therapy / educational psychology / foundation phase teaching / pre-primary teaching, etc.)
  • Pre-schools
  • Primary schools (Foundation phase)
  • Special needs schools

Developmental checklist                            139  =pages
Age appropriate stimulation activities      24   =   pages
The book is available in soft cover A5 size.
This is not a standardized test.
The book is published by RandomHouseStruik.

  • Movement
  • Ball skills
  • Cognitive skills
  • Basic concepts
  • Form concept
  • Building with blocks
  • Drawing / painting
  • Communication
  • Perception
  • Coordination
  • Body concept
  • Colour concept
  • Working with beads
  • Drawing a person
  • Personality traits / temperament
  • Activities of daily living
  • Grasp and hand function
  • Number concept
  • Size concept
  • Cutting with scissors
  • Picture-reading
  • Senses
  • Teeth
  • Prepositions
  • Sleeping
  • Feeding / eating
  • Drawing a person
  • Drawing / painting

Some example pages taken from the checklist

Example page 3

Let me assist your child to reach their full potential.