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Milestones In Action : By Three Years

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Copies adults and friends

Copies adults and friends

Copies adults and friends

Copies adults and friends

Description

This 3 image series shows children copying their friends, a 3-year social/emotional milestone. In image 1 of 3, a little girl has climbed to the top of the structure. Image 2 of 3 shows a little boy beginning to climb up the structure to join the girl. Image 3 shows another child copying the first two by climbing up.

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Shows affection for friends without prompting

Shows affection for friends without prompting

Description

The little girl in this photo is hugging her friend. Showing affection for friends without prompting is a 3-year social/emotional milestone.

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Takes turns in games

Description

These children are taking turns with the basketball, a 3-year social/emotional milestone.

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Shows concern for crying friend

Shows concern for crying friend

Description

As she puts her arm around the crying boy, this  little girl is showing the  3-year social/emotional milestone "shows concern for a crying friend".

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Understands the idea of “mine” and “his” or “hers”

Description

This little boy understands the idea of "mine" and "hers", a 3-year social/emotional milestone.

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Shows more and more independence

Shows more and more independence

Shows more and more independence

Shows more and more independence

Shows a wide range of emotions

Description

The little girl in this series of 4 photos shows a wide range of emotions, a 3-year social/emotional milestone. In image 1 of 4, she is being "loving" toward her friend. In image 2 of 4, she is smiling and happy. In image 3 of 4, she is  acting selfishly by taking a toy from her friend. In image 4 of 4, she is sad and crying.

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Separates easily from mom and dad

Separates easily from mom and dad

Description

The little boy in this picture is separating easily as he says goodbye to his dad, a 3-year social/emotional milestone.

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Dresses and undresses self

Dresses and undresses self

Dresses and undresses self

Description

Dressing and undressing  is  a 3-year social/emotional milestone. Image 1 of 2 depicts this as  a little boy puts on his shirt. Image 2 of 2 depicts this as  a little boy puts on his shoe.

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Follows instructions with 2 or 3 steps

Description

In this video, a little boy follows instructions with 2 steps. This is a 3-year language/communication milestone.

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Can name most familiar things

Description

This little boy is able to name many familiar things, a 3-year language/communication milestone.

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Understands words like “in,” “on,” and “under”

Description

In this video, a little girl displays her understanding of "in", "on", and "under". This is a 3-year language/communication milestone.

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Names a friend

Description

By naming a friend, this little boy is displaying a 3-year language/communication milestone.

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Says words like “I,” “me,” “we,” and “you” and some plurals (cars, dogs, cats)

Description

In the first video clip, the little boy uses "I." In the second clip, a little boy uses the plural, "wheels." Using words like these is a 3-year language/communication milestones.

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Talks well enough for strangers to understand most of the time

Description

This video shows how a 3 year-old talks well enough for strangers to understand most of the time.

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Carries on a conversation using 2 to 3 sentences

Description

This video shows how a 3 year-old carries on a conversation using 2 to 3 sentences.

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Can work toys with buttons, levers, and moving parts

Can work toys with buttons, levers, and moving parts

Description

This little boy is playing with the toy by pressing the buttons that make it work. Working toys with buttons, levers, and moving parts is a 3-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Plays make-believe with dolls, animals, and people

Plays make-believe with dolls, animals, and people

Description

This image shows a little boy pretending to doctor on a woman. Playing make-believe with dolls, animals, and people is a 3-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Does puzzles with 3 or 4 pieces

Does puzzles with 3 or 4 pieces

Description

As this little girl does a puzzle with 3 or 4 pieces, she showcases  a 3-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Understands what “two” means

Description

By  showing his understanding of "two," this little boy is displaying a 3-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Copies a circle with pencil or crayon

Copies a circle with pencil or crayon

Description

This little boy is copying a circle,  a 3-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Turns book pages one at a time

Turns book pages one at a time

Description

The little girl in this picture is looking at a book and  turning the pages one at a time - a 3-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Builds towers of more than 6 blocks

Builds towers of more than 6 blocks

Description

This picture shows a boy building a tower of more than 6 block, a 3-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Screws and unscrews jar lids or turns door handle

Screws and unscrews jar lids or turns door handle

Description

By screwing and unscrewing this jar lid, this little girl is showing a 3-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Climbs well

Climbs well

Description

This little girl easily climbed up this structure. Climbing well is a 3-year movement/physical development milestone.

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Runs easily

Runs easily

Description

The children in this video are able to run easily, a 3-year movement/physical development milestone.

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The little girl in this photo is running easily, a 3-year movement/physical development milestone.

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Pedals a tricycle (3-wheel bike)

Pedals a tricycle (3-wheel bike)

Description

As this little girl pedals her tricycle, she showcases a 3-year movement/physical development milestone.

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Walks up and down stairs, one foot on each step

Walks up and down stairs, one foot on each step

Description

This photo shows a little boy walking down steps with one foot on each step, a 3-year movement/physical development milestone.

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