We have been learning about the importance of sleep.
Did you know that people who get good quality sleep are more likely to…
- learn better
- remember more
- make good decisions
- perform better at sport
- be more creative
- feel healthier
- avoid illness
- heal faster from injury
- feel happy
Y ear 3/4 know all of this after our research into sleep.
Children aged 6-12 years old usually need between 10 and 11 hours every night.
- Turn off electronic screens (TV, computer, tablet, mobile) at least an hour before bedtime.
- avoid doing lots of exercise just before bedtime
- avoid lots of sugar (like sweets or fizzy drinks) in the evening
- have a tidy, organised, dark and cool bedroom