• 3 years old

3 YEARS OLD

toileting

Toileting

Developmental Milestones

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  • Dresses and undresses self

Ideas for Learning and Growth

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  • Continue to support your child's development using strategies from previous ages. 

Concerns

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Tell your child’s doctor or nurse if you notice any of these signs of possible developmental delay and ask for a developmental screening.

  • Is missing milestones
  • Falls down a lot or has trouble with stairs
  • Drools or has very unclear speech
  • Can’t work simple toys (such as peg boards, simple puzzles, turning handle)
  • Doesn’t speak in sentences
  • Doesn’t understand simple instructions
  • Doesn’t play pretend or make-believe
  • Doesn’t want to play with other children or with toys
  • Doesn’t make eye contact
  • Loses skills they once had

What's Next?

Download the Milestone Tracker app today!

Track your child’s milestones from age 2 months to 5 years with the CDC’s easy-to-use illustrated checklists; get tips from the CDC for encouraging your child’s development; and find out what to do if you are ever concerned about how your child is developing. Photos and videos in this app illustrate each milestone and make tracking them for your child easy and fun.

 

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