By age three your child should be able to do most of the following:
  • Walk on tiptoes and run well
  • Kick and throw a ball
  • Unwrap candy
  • Turn pages of a book one at a time
  • Understand two part directions ("Get the book and put it on the table")
  • Speak in three word sentences
  • Ask and answer lots of questions
  • Engage in simple conversation
  • Help adults with simple tasks when told (put away toys, clothes, etc.)
  • Toilet trained
  • Feed self with spoon and cup
Last Modified on September 3, 2013