The nurse is discussing concerns the parent has with his 3-year-old. The parent identifies limitations in the child’s activities. Select all that should be of concern to the nurse.

  • unable to work simple toys
  • unable to understand simple instructions
  • unable to say first and last name
  • unable to name any colors or numbers
Numbers 1 and 2 are correct.
By the age of 3 a child should be able to work simple toys and understand simple instructions. In contrast, the ability to say the first and last name and to name colors or numbers are milestones that occur at 4 years old.