Kids will learn about the importance of bedtime routines and they will reflect on their current routines.
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.
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?
Teacher note: For more background and information about healthy bedtime routine practices, read Why Bedtime Routines Matter and 5 Things Not to Do at Bedtime.
Improve Your Sleep Habits
Pair students. One student role-plays a bedtime routine idea while the other guesses their actions. It can be something they already do or something new they plan to do as part of their bedtime routine. Check out the Bedtime Routine printable for several healthy choices!
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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