Inunnguiniq Child Dev’t Pamphlets

Traditional childrearing advice from Elders incorporates the IQ principles and child development guidelines for parents, extended family and teachers.

Click on titles “Inuktitut” or “English” versions for the specific age of which you are wanting information, and read on screen or download to your device. It is advisable to read a few age groups below and above your child’s current age, as each child develops and learns in his/her unique way.

This collective work is meant to be shared back to the Inuit community. Produced by the Nunavut Government, Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre (QHRC), and the Centres of Excellence for Children’s Well-Being.

  Pregnancy   0 to 6 months   6 to 12 months   12 to 18 months   18 to 24 months
  Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut
  English   English   English   English   English

  24 to 30 months   30 to 36 months   4 years   5 years   6 years
  Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut
  English   English   English   English   English

  7 years   8 years   9 years   10 years   11 years
  Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut
  English   English   English   English   English

  12 years   13 years   14 years   15 years   16 years
  Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut   Inuktitut
  English   English   English   English   English

  17 years   18 years         
  Inuktitut   Inuktitut         
  English   English