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Completing the Talking Tots speech and language development checklist.

Speech and Language Checklist

Select your child's age from the links below then check off the features your child demonstrates consistently in everyday speech.

The 3 year old child should:

  • Use sentences of 3 to 4 words
  • Have a vocabulary of 300 - 1,000 words
  • Be able to tell a story or idea
  • Count to 3
  • Ask simple questions
  • Consistently say "t," "d," and starting to use "f" in words
  • Know "in," "on" and "under"
  • Understand "what," "where," and "how many" questions