What most children do by this age:
Social and Emotional
Enjoys doing new things
- Plays “Mom” and “Dad”
Is more and more creative with make-believe play
Would rather play with other children than by himself
- Cooperates with other children
Often can’t tell what’s real and what’s make-believe
Talks about what she likes and what she is interested in
Knows some basic rules of grammar, such as correctly using “he” and “she”
Sings a song or says a poem from memory such as the “Itsy Bitsy Spider” or the “Wheels on the Bus”
- Can say first and last name
Cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving)
Names some colors and some numbers
Understands the idea of counting
Starts to understand time
Remembers parts of a story
Understands the idea of “same” and “different”
- Draws a person with 2 to 4 body parts
- Uses scissors
Starts to copy some capital letters
- Plays board or card games
Tells you what he thinks is going to happen next in a book
- Hops and stands on one foot up to 2 seconds
- Catches a bounced ball most of the time
- Pours, cuts with supervision, and mashes own food
GET A CONSULTATION IF YOUR CHILD SHOWS ANY OF SIGNS MENTIONED BELOW
- Does not use me, you with correct reference
- Unable to jump in place.
- Cannot follow 3 step commands
- Unable to retell a simple/favorite story.
- Ignores other children.
- Resists dressings, using the toilet.