Kids will learn what a sleep zone is and how to create one. Sleep zones can help kids recharge each night.
Recharge is your energy. It influences the choices you make. fit presents different ways to recharge and get energy:
This unit introduces students to the importance of getting enough sleep. They will learn about how to establish or improve their bedtime routines and how to create their own sleep zone—an environment conducive to sleep.
As a large group, have kids list important features of a bedroom.
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Best Elements for a Sleep Zone
Ask students to close their eyes and create a mental picture of a bedroom before you begin the slideshow.
Examine Your Sleep Space
A child's room can promote good sleep. Dim lighting, soft blankets, comfortable pillows, shades to block sunlight, quiet music, and uncluttered surfaces help to create a sleep zone for better sleep. Television, computer screens, and bright light can interfere with sleep.
Ask students to think about why bright lights, phones, televisions, and computers are distractions that can keep them from falling asleep.
Check for understanding: What is one thing you can do to help yourself sleep better?
Improve Your Sleep Zone
Download the Sleep Zones printable to help students understand what makes an ideal sleep zone. Then have students choose at least one thing they can do to make their sleep spaces a better sleep zone.
Encourage students to ask a family member for help if needed.
Today we learned about sleep zones. Next we will revisit what we have learned about how your sleep affects your energy throughout the day.
Time: 20 Minutes