When can kids tell the difference between left and right? Most kids can distinguish left vs right by the time they’re around 5-6 years of age. Don’t worry if your child is still having trouble in 1st grade, but talk with your child’s teacher if he is still having trouble by the time he’s 8 years old.
Here are a few simple tips to teach your child to differentiate left and right:
First Find Out Which is Your Child’s Dominant Side.
Sorting Activities to your Child Left and Right.
Play Hokey Pokey to Teach your Child Left and Right.
Encourage Your Child to Dress by Staring on their Dominant Side.