Teach kids to think about how much sleep they get each night. Kids will learn how much sleep they need.
Recharge influences healthy choices. Recharge is all about your energy! fit presents different ways to recharge and get energy:
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.
To use this with your students click here.
Sleep Habits of AnimalsCan your students correctly answer the true and false questions about animal sleep from the slideshow?
Sleep Habits for Kids
Tell students their body needs 9–12 hours of sleep each night for energy and growth. To know how many hours you sleep, count the number of hours between the time you go to bed at night and the time you wake up in the morning.
Check for understanding: Did you get enough sleep last night?
Calculate Your SleepStudents calculate their sleep hours with the Sleep Calculator printable.
Time: 20 Minutes
In this edition of the Sanford fitSports video series, we’ll see how adequate recovery, proper mechanics, and body movements are influential when catching the baseball. To learn how you can make recovery a priority, check out the article: An Athlete's Guide to Recharging Your Body and Brain.Watch Video