Teaching a Child Their Left From Right

Learning what's your left and your right hand side can sometimes be a challenge. This guide is about teaching a child their left from their right.

a young girl holding up both hands

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An easy way to teach a child their left from right is to tell them to put both hands in front of them with their thumbs extended and other four fingers together. The hand that forms an "L" is their left hand. Works for adults too!

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Parenting Toddler and Preschooler LearningJanuary 23, 2013
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