WhenMyBaby Firsts > Clapping hands (Results)

At about what age can babies clap their hands

On average, based on a total of 594 votes:

- Babies start clapping hands at 8.7 months!

- Girls at 8.5 months (333 votes)
- Boys at 9.1 months (252 votes)

See boy vs. girl clapping hands comparison chart below!

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Chart shows age ranges for when babies start clapping hands
Chart compares when baby boys and girls start to clap hands

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*Every baby is unique and develops at his or her own pace, sometimes earlier or later than other babies for any given milestone. These statistics are based on aggregated votes by parents visiting WhenMyBaby.com. If you have any questions or concerns about your baby's development, make sure to immediately discuss with your baby's medical doctor and/or healthcare provider.