Kids will revisit what they have learned about sleep habits, bedtime routines, and sleep zones.
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.
Ask kids to discuss if they have made any sleep habit changes since starting this lesson. Ask those who have to tell others about their experience.
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Recharging Energy Levels
Once again, ask students to show their energy level by either sitting on the floor (low), standing (in the middle), or standing with their hands in the air (fully recharged).
How do students' energy levels compare with Lesson 1?
Sleep Tips for Kids
Read aloud the sleep tips from the slideshow. Highlight three factors that contribute to good sleep:
Check for understanding: _ _ _ _ _ restores your energy.
Sleep Habits Influence Healthy Choices
Create a classroom Sleep Quilt poster with bedtime routine and sleep zone tips. Your quilt can be made from any size paper.
Close with the reminder that recharge, along with mood, influences healthy choices.
Today we revisited what we have learned about sleep habits, bedtime routines, and sleep zones. Now you are ready to revisit your bedtime routine plan to see if you want to make changes for weekend nights!
Time: 20 Minutes
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