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Pre-School
2-5 years

 
   
   
 

 

Pre-School Age (2-5 years old)

Below is a list of speech and language-related milestones that are considered age appropriate:

2 years old

 Uses 2-3 word phrase 

• Uses at least 100 words

• Uses age appropriate sounds; /b, m, p, h, n/

 

3 years old

• Uses 3-5 word phrases

• Labels familiar objects, animals, body parts, etc...

• Knows personal information; name & age

• Uses age appropriate sounds; /b, m, p, n, h, f, g, k, t, d, w, ng/

 

4 years old

• Uses 4-6 word sentences

• Identifies and labels colors and shapes

• Counting 1-10

• Answers questions correctly

• Uses age appropriate sounds; /b, m, p, n, h, f, g, k, t, d, w, ng, kw(q)/

 

5 years old

• Uses 5-7 word sentences 

• Produces grammatically correct sentences; correct pronouns, verbs  plurals, etc.

• Able to tell you about his/her day in sequential order

• Retells short stories

• Can name at least 6 items in a category; animals, colors, shapes, food,  vehicles, etc.

• Uses age appropriate sounds; b, m, p, n, h, f, g, k, t, d, w, ng, kw(q), ch, j, l, s, sh, y, v, z