• Runs around obstacles, climbs ladders
  • Balances on one foot for 3-5 seconds
  • Can walk up and down steps with a reciprocal pattern
  • Copies a drawing of a plus sign
  • Holds crayon between first two fingers and thumb


Thinking & Language:

  • Stacks 5 objects in order of size
  • Sorts by shape and color
  • Matches objects with the same function (e.g., brush/comb)
  • Says 1,500 words
  • Mean sentence length 4 – 5 words
  • Articulates /b/, /d/, /k/, /g/, /f/, /y/



  • Usually takes turns
  • Shows empathy for others
  • Begins to prefer playing with others rather than alone
  • Shows pride in accomplishments
  • Plays in group games with simple rules
  • Separates from parents without crying