By 36 months your child may........

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  • Enjoy exploring and finding out
  • Join in with action songs
  • Start to play with other children
  • Enjoy pretending
  • Be able to tell you what they like and don't like and how they are feeling
  • Understand who, what, where
  • Say simple sentences
  • Enjoy making marks
  • Start to do things for themselves such as feeding themselves with a spoon, using the toilet and washing their hands
  • Put on their coat and fasten it with your help
  • Enjoy books and can turn the pages
  • Fill in missing words of familiar songs and rhymes
  • Run on their whole foot and can kick and throw a ball
  • Enjoy messy play