Every creature needs to rest, giraffes, little
babies, elephants, dogs, cats, kids, koala
bears, grandparents, mums, dads, and
It’s like giving your body a mini-vacation.
Kids are very busy.
There’s school, looking after your pets,
running around with your friends, going to
sports practise or other activities ,and doing
Sleep allows your body to rest for the next
Not only sleep is good for your body its good
for your brain too.
Sometimes going to sleep seems boring.
There’s so much more you want to do.
Some kids have trouble falling to sleep.
But if you’ve ever had a little sleep ,you
know you don’t feel very well when your not
Stage 1 – Is where you drift off to sleep,
its when you feel like you are floating
away just before you fall asleep.
Stage 2- This is when you heart beat slows
down and your breathing gets deeper and
slower and you go into a deeper sleep.
Stage 3 – This is the deep sleep stage, if
you dream or sleepwalk – you would be
doing this in stage three sleep.
Most of the night you spend in stage 2
Rapid eye movement is something that
happens many times during the night when
When we are in a REM stage, our eyes flicker
(underneath your eyelids), and our
heartbeats increase. Our brain activity is
like when we are awake.
During REM sleep, our dreams are very clear
and feel real.
Most people dream.
Some people have nightmares, and can have
the same nightmare over and over.
Most dreams are nice and normal and you
don’t even remember them in the morning.
I had a dream that I being chased by zombies
in my house, I ran around screaming and
waving my arms around. Dreams are not
real although when we are asleep they feel
For humans – we need different amounts of
sleep depending on how old we are.
A newborn baby needs 18 hours of sleep a
A infant who is one year old needs 15 hours
of sleep a day.
A child our age (7 or 8) needs 11 hours of
sleep a night.
A teenager needs 9 hour sleep.
A adult needs 8 hours sleep a night.
I am going to show you something that
around 30% of people do at night.
Snoring is really common for men and more
common the older you are.
It is caused by sleeping in a funny position,
or because your throat is not the right shape
or because you have a cold.
If you are fit and healthy you are less likely
to snore, but some kids snore too!
DOES going to sleep seem boring to you?
How many hours do kids our ages need?
A 4 hours a night
B 7 hours a night
C 11 hours a night
Does it feel like you can float just as you feel
like you can go to sleep.
Is sleep good for your brain?
What does R E M stand for
A – Rapid eye movement
B - Roaming eye monkey
C- Rapid eye monkey
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