3 1/2 Years

​​At this consultation your toddler's growth, health and development will be reviewed and your nurse will give you information about starting kindergarten. Your toddler will also be given a vision screening.

This consultation will focus on:

  • your Parents' Evaluation of Development Status (PEDS) questions in your My Health, Learning and Development Record (remember to complete these questions before the visit if you can)
  • kindergarten enrolment
  • helping your child to eat healthy food
  • taking care of your child's teeth
  • your child's vision
  • how to protect your child from the sun and water safety
  • how play helps learning and development
  • family relationships and wellbeing
  • immunisations.

Remember, you and your nurse can talk about other issues/concerns if they arise.

Please tell the nurse if your child is:

  • not talking clearly
  • not able to talk in sentences
  • not coming to you for affection or comfort
  • not playing 'imaginary' games
  • not playing with other children
  • not drawing.

Tip sheets

See the parent tip sheets given out at this visit.