Parenting Toolbox – Development Milestones

3 Year Old

A Child can understand simple questions and respond yes or no. Child can usually focus on listening a short story read by an adult. Friends start to be important for the child. The child is expressing different emotions. You can name the emotion the child is experiencing and find ways to help them calm down. Children use their imagination often and can have imaginary friends. Play tip: Sing with your child, songs are a great way to support language development.  

Recommended Play

Play with self-made toys, use same toys to different functions, join your child in play.

Recommended Toys

Small cars, animals, dolls and a doll house,
different pieces of clothing to support
imaginary play.

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