36 Month Old Milestones

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Month 36

Month 36

“Happy 3rd Birthday!!”


Watch me climb well

I can run easily

I can pedel a tricycle

I can walk up and down stairs, one foot on each step

I can follow instructions with 2 or 3 steps

Strangers can understand what I’m saying

Because I can carry a conversation using 2 to 3 sentences

I can name most familiar things and be understood most of the time

Each day I understand more words like “in”, “on”, and “under”

I can tell you my name, age and if I am a boy or a girl

Also I can tell you who my friends are

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




I copy adults and friends

I show affection for friends without prompting

I can take turns in games

I show concern for a crying friend

I can dress and undress myself

I understand the idea of “mine” and “his” or “hers”

I show a wide range of emotions

I seperate easily from mom and dad

I may get upset with major changes in routine

I can work toys with buttons and levers

I can copy a circle with a pencil or crayon

I can turn book pages one at a time

I play make-believe with dolls, animals and people

I can build towers of more than 6 blocks

I can do puzzles with 3 or 4 pieces

I can screw and unscrew jar lids


Source: Milestone moments. 3 years. Centers for disease control and prevention. Available at:

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