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Social / Emotional - Images & Video Clips

Language / Communication - Images & Video Clips

  • Follows instructions with 2 or 3 steps video clip
  • Can name most familiar things video clip
  • Understands words like “in,” “on,” and “under” video clip
  • Says first name, age, and sex image
  • Names a friend video clip
  • Says words like “I,” “me,” “we,” and “you” and some plurals (cars, dogs, cats) video clip
  • Talks well enough for strangers to understand most of the time video clip
  • Carries on a conversation using 2 to 3 sentences video clip

Cognitive - Images & Video Clips

  • Can work toys with buttons, levers, and moving parts image
  • Plays make-believe with dolls, animals, and people image
  • Does puzzles with 3 or 4 pieces image
  • Understands what “two” means video clip
  • Copies a circle with pencil or crayon image
  • Turns book pages one at a time image
  • Builds towers of more than 6 blocks image
  • Screws and unscrews jar lids or turns door handle image

Movement / Physical Development - Images & Video Clips

  • Climbs well image
  • Runs easily video clip
  • Pedals a tricycle (3-wheel bike) image
  • Walks up and down stairs, one foot on each step image

3 Year Old Checklist (English)

3 Year Old Checklist - PDF / Fillable

  • You can take printed Checklist with you and talk with your child's doctor at every well-child visit about the milestones your child has reached and what to expect next.
  • Can also fill out same checklist on CDC Milestone Tracker App.

  • Your Child at 3 Years

    Milestones matter! How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offers important clues about his or her development. Check the milestones your child has reached by age 3.
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • YY - MM (year, full months)
  • What Most Children Do by this Age:

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