The Infant Toddler Temperament Tool (IT3) was developed for the Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, an Innovation and Support Project funded by the Office of Head Start.
IT3 includes a short online survey that allows parents and caregivers of infants and toddlers to recognize and explore their own temperament traits (i.e., characteristics or level of intensity), and those of the children in their care. The survey generates results which support parents and caregivers in understanding their temperament and how it may be a match or mismatch for a particular child. IT3 also offers simple best practice tips adults can use to foster the unique temperament of each child.
Resources for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants
Take the Infant Toddler Temperament Tool (IT3) Interactive Quiz
Download the Infant Toddler Temperament Tool (IT3)
Resource Type: Article
Audience: Teachers and Caregivers
Last Updated: December 5, 2017