Resources for Ages 2 - 3 Years
The resources you will find on this page will help you continue on your journey as your child’s first and best teacher by providing you with information on what your child should know and be able to do at this age as well as practical activities and videos to help you engage with your child during this critical time in their development!
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The CDC checklist explains the milestones your 2-year-old should reach. Use the checklist and activities to help your child learn and grow.
The CDC checklist explains the milestones your 3-year-old should reach. Use the checklist and activities to help your child learn and grow.
Check the important development milestones your child has reached by two-years old. Use this with your doctor to discuss what your child has reached and what to expect next.
Check the important development milestones your child has reached by three-years old. Use this with your doctor to discuss what your child has reached and what to expect next.
Sesame Street offers a free toolkit on how to support your child’s learning at home. Printables, games and videos you can use during daily activities.
Tips and tricks for using household chores as math games for your child.
Recognizing patterns can help your child learn algebra later! Find activities, online games, and other resources to support your 2-year-old in learning patterns.
Learn how to engage your child in science every day with these activities, tips, and online games.
LITERACY AND LANGUAGE
A free, downloadable placemat to practice phonics skills with your child. Use it to incorporate literacy skills at meal time.
Tips and activities for building language and early literacy skills in your 24-36-month-old.
Learn how talking, reading, and playing with your child can help them learn and a few tips for getting started.
A free, downloadable placemat to practice fine motor skills with your 3-year-old. Use it to incorporate fine motor skills at dinner time.
Head and Shoulders is a fun activity to get your child moving and practice dynamic balance skills!
Balloon Soccer is a fun activity to get your child moving and practice gross motor skills!
SOCIAL EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
A printable handout to learn about your 2-3 year-olds social emotional development and what you can do to help build their skills.
Help your child learn how to cope with their feelings with these tips.
Learn how to help your child develop social problem-solving with these free activities, games, and articles.
APPROACHES TO LEARNING
Find tips on how to use chores as a learning opportunity for your child.
Use this calendar to find play activities to do with your child every month of the year.
Learn how to teach your child to become independent with daily routines.