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What is the development of a 3 year old like as far as developmental milestones?

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Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 51 years experience
Becoming a little pe: Most three year olds can run, climb, jump, pedal a tricycle, help dress and completely undress themselves, fedd themselves, speak in sentences and follow most directions. Most are toilet trained or able to be trained. They have a sense of humor and want to try to do most things by themselves before seeking extra help.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
The list is too long: for this format. See HealthyChildren.org. Some are: Dress independently in "pull-on" clothes Exhibit pretend play with peers, taking turns & working out differences verbally; Play simple board games; Say name & age; follow 3-step commands; Draw a circle & a person with 2-4 body parts; know 3 colors, numbers & shapes; pedal a trike; identify feelings; Speak in 4-5 word sentences; follow rules.

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