Three Year Olds

By the time your child leaves the three-year-old class room, he/she should be able to do the following:

  • Construct a figure with Legos
  • Draw a cirlce
  • Drop small pebbles or beads into a bottle
  • Build a tower out of wooden block
  • Climb stairs correctly, one foot on each step, alternating feet
  • Lie down and get up without help
  • Use the correct color when coloring inside the lines, for example apples are red, not purple or blue
  • Can sing complete songs
  • Knows the names of most toys, common animals, and common foods
  • Can repeat a series of 3 numbers
  • Can communicate experiences he/she has had using sentences of at least 4 words
  • Can answer simple questions
  • Understands big and bigger, small and smaller
  • Asks for water when he/she is thirsty
  • Can indicate when he/she needs to go to the bathroom
  • Complete a puzzle with a minimum of 5 pieces
  • Knows how to share and play well with others
  • Put on and take off his/her shoes, and take off his/her own clothes
  • Correctly hold and manage a pencil, marker, and crayon