Help kids explore how much sleep different animals need and then help them compare that to how much sleep humans need.
Recharge is about getting enough sleep and relaxation to have energy to make healthy choices. You recharge your energy in two ways:
1. Sleep 9–12 hours each night.
2. Choose to do a quiet activity without a screen.
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How Much Sleep Do We Need?
Ask students to predict the amount of sleep different animals need to recharge their energy.
What Does Sleep Do for the Body?
Highlight the key points about sleep:
How Can You Get Enough Sleep?
Calculate what time students need to go to bed for them to get the 9–12 hours of sleep they need.
For those students who find falling asleep difficult, practice the “I Can’t Sleep” activity. Encourage students to try the same activity at home when they need help falling asleep.
Time: 20 Minutes