3 Year Old Milestones

PHYSICAL MILESTONES

Can walk up and down stairs- one foot per step

Can ride a tricycle

Can bend over without falling

GROSS MOTOR MILESTONES

FINE MOTOR MILESTONES

Walks with agile, almost adult like style

Runs around obstacles

Climbs ladders; uses slide independently

Assembles simple puzzles

Finger paints

Stacks blocks up to 9 high

Tries to use fork and spoon

Tries to brush teeth

Begins trying to use toilet

SELF-HELP SKILLS

COGNITIVE DEVELOPEMENT MILESTONES

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT MILESTONES

Can hold up fingers to indicate quantity

Can count a collection of 1-4 items

Can sort objects and count and compare the categories formed

MATH READINESS MILESTONES

EXPRESSIVE LANGUAGE MILESTONES

Talks about things that have happened away from home

Speech is usually fluent and clear

Others can understand what the child is saying

Can understand "who?"

Can understand "where?"

Can understand "what?"

LANGUAGE COMPREHENSION MILESTONES

Correctly name familiar colors

Understand time better (morning, afternoon, night)

Sort oblects by shape and color

Resist doing for the child what they can do for themselves

Don't redo what they have done

Let them solve simple problems

ssign a chore

5 TIPS TO TEACH 3 YEAR OLDS

May imitate family and friends

Show affection for familiar family or friends

Shows a wide range of emotions

EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT MILESTONES

Likes to play alone but near other children

Begins to notice other's moods and feelings

May show attachment to one friend

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