Kids will learn about the importance of bedtime routines and they will reflect on their current routines. Kids will learn about ways to improve bedtime routines.
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The amount of sleep recommended by different organizations varies; however for school-age children, most recommend 9–12 hours of sleep each night. This week's topic will introduce students to the sleep zone, an environment conducive to sleep. Paired with a bedtime routine, a sleep zone will help your students recharge each night.
Have kids talk to a partner about their bedtime routine. What time do they like to go to bed? How do they feel when they wake up?
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Sleep Tips for Kids
Read aloud the stories about Abby and Marty from the slideshow. These two children have very different bedtime routines!
Ask students to predict how much energy each child will have the next day. A little? A lot?
Bedtime Routines for Better Sleep
Compare and contrast Abby and Marty’s bedtime routines:
Check for understanding: What will you do for your bedtime routine?
Improve Your Sleep Habits
Pair students. Each student role-plays one thing they already do as part of their bedtime routine.
Encourage students to improve their bedtime routine by adding fit choices. Check out the Bedtime Routine printable for healthy choices ideas!
Today we looked at our bedtime routines and learned about ways to improve them. Next, we will learn about creating a sleep zone.
Time: 20 Minutes
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