Three Year Old Checklist

 This check list should be done twice during the school year, October and May.

Child's Name ___________________________________
Birth date _____________________

LANGUAGE
Transferring Thought into Words

Labeling
1. Names Concrete objects in environment (7 out of 10) __________________
2. Names ten pictures of 19 common Objects ___________________
3. Names plural form to refer to more than one ___________________
4. Understands use of concrete objects ("what do we
we use to eat with?")__________________
5. Recognized and names articles of Clothing he wears ___________________
6. Recognized and names Pieces of Furniture ___________________

Combining Words; Language Structure
7. Speaks in 4 to 6 word sentence ____________________
8. Uses Present Progress verb (He is jumping) ____________________
9. Uses past tense (He walked home) ____________________
10. Uses "this" and "that" (I want this. Give me that) ____________________
11. Uses Correctly: I You Me He She ____________________
12. Understands: Who What Where Why ____________________
13. Asks simple questions using: Who What Why Where ____________________
14. Answers: Who What Where Why ____________________
15. Understands sentences and Questions as indicated ____________________
by a relevant response

Describing
16. Tells action in Picture (The girl is combing her hair) ____________________
17. Tells use of Pictured items ____________________

Songs - Fingerplays
18. Sings simple songs or rhymes; 3-4 lines ____________________
19. Memorizes and repeats a fingerplay or songs 4 lines ____________________
20. Understand: Up - Down, Stop - Go, Fast - Slow ____________________
Open - Close, Happy - Sad, Hot - Cold

Position Words
21. Understands prepositions: In, Over, On, Top, ____________________
In front of, Above, Out, Under, Off, Bottom,
In back of, Below

Learning About self
22. Points to body parts: head, arms, legs, feet, hands ______________________
Knees, Chin, face parts
23. Names Body parts: Heads, arms, legs, feet, hands ______________________
Knees, Chin, face parts
24. Understands functions of major body parts ______________________
25. Tells own sex and age and full names ______________________

STIMULATION OF THE FIVE SENSES
Taste, Smell, Touch
26. Matches Textures ______________________
27. Matches Tastes ______________________
28. Matches Smells ______________________
29. Identifies and describes hidden common objects by ______________________
touch alone

Visual Discrimination and Memory
30. Places objects on their outlines ______________________
31. Recalls three objects that are visually presented ______________________
Dog House Banana
32. Identifies what’s missing from a picture ______________________

Listening and Auditory Memory
33. Listens to short Stories ______________________
34. Follows two directions (put your hands on your ______________________
head and walk to the door)
35. Repeats simple sentences of six words (I am a ______________________
Great Big Boy)
36. Repeats a sequence of three numbers (8-3-5) ______________________

Sound Discrimination
37. Names sounds heard in the home such as vacuum ______________________
cleaner, toilet, running water, blender, etc.
38. Matches sounds when given a choice of 3 pairs ______________________
39. Locates the source of a sound (a Whistle, clap, etc.) ______________________

Refining Logical Thinking
40. Sequences 3 pictured events from a familiar story ______________________
41. Expresses pictures sequences in 3 thoughts ______________________

Relationships
42. Pairs related objects and pictures (shoe and sock) ______________________
43. Recognizes which doesn’t belong in a group of 3 items ______________________

Inductive Reasoning
44. Reasons inductively (:show me something that roles") ______________________

Math
45. Matches Shapes: Circle, square, triangles, Rectangle ______________________
46. Points to appropriate shape upon commands ______________________
47. Lables Shapes: : Circle, square, triangles, Rectangle ______________________
48. Matches Colors ______________________
49. Points to appropriate color upon command: ______________________
Blue Yellow Red Green Orange Blue Brown Black ______________________
50. Names the tree primary colors: Red yellow Blue ______________________

Counting
51. Rote Counts to: 3 4 5 _______________________
52. Counts out objects: 1 2 3 4 5 _______________________
53. Understands number concepts: _______________________
1 2 3 _____
4 5 6 _____
(when given number of objects, child can tell how many there are.)

Size Differences; Quantitative Concepts
54. Understands concepts: Full / empty _______________________
55. Points to which of 2 sticks is longer _______________________
56. Understands: Big / Tall Little/ Short _______________________

Classifying
57. Sorts objects into two given categories (by size, _______________________
Shape, color, etc.)

Sets
58. Matches sets containing 1 2 3 4 5 Objects _______________________
59. Constructs sets of blocks when given a model: _______________________

GROSS MOTOR
Arm - Eye Coordination

60. Rolls a large ball to a 3 foot target _______________________
61. Catches a large ball (from 5 to 8 feet distance) _______________________
Mainly with arms and elbows at side of body
With arms slightly extended from the body
62. Throws a Ball overhand with accuracy (4 to 6 _______________________
foot distance)
63. Throws a bean bag at an 8 inches diameter target _______________________
5 feet away

Body Coordination and Balance
64. Walks up stairs, walks down stairs, Alternates feet, ________________________
One step per tread at least 8 steps
65. Walks forward / Backwards on an 8 foot line ________________________
Not stepping off more then two times
66. Jumps off floor with feet together w/o losing balance ________________________
67. Jumps three jumps with both feet ________________________
68. Jumps from bottom step (6-9 Inches) and lands on ________________________
both feet without losing balance
69. Stands on one foot 2-3 second 4-8 seconds ________________________
Without losing balance
70. Hops on one foot two or more times, Right foot ________________________
Left foot
71. Kicks a ball with one foot accuracy, 6-8 foot distance ________________________
72. Stands on tiptoes for 10 seconds ________________________
73. Walks on tiptoes for 5 seconds ________________________
74. Rides a tricycle ________________________
75. Imitates actions modeled by teachers ________________________

FINE MOTOR
Fingers strength and dexterity

76. Makes balls and snakes with clay ________________________
77. Pastes with index fingers ________________________

Hand - Eye Coordination
78. Strings a least four ½ beads (in 1 ½ minutes) ________________________
79. Puts ten pegs into pegboard (in 2 minutes) ________________________
80. Screws and unscrews nuts, bolts and lids of all sizes ________________________
81. Hammers Pegs and Nails ________________________
82. Puts together a 3-5, 6-7 piece puzzle ________________________
83. Pours rice or sand ________________________
84. Holds crayon with fingers rather than fist ________________________
85. Paints with large brush on paper (18x24) ________________________
86. Begins to draw human figures (usually head & Legs) ________________________
87. Laces following a sequence of holes _________________________
88. Copies: horizontal lines, vertical lines, Circles, Cress _________________________
Diagonal Line
89. Uses Scissors, but does not necessarily follow lines ________________________

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