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Rest and sleep (easy read)

sleep; rest; relax; sleep chart ;


Why do you sleep?

babiesBabies sleep
Children sleepsleeping
adult asleepAdults sleeppets

Animals sleep
Birds sleepbird

What else sleeps?

 Do you sleep? Why?

  • To rest your body.
  • To rest your mind.
  • So that your body can grow and mend itself.

How much sleep do you need?

Ask your body! Every body is different.

Make a chart like this.

How long did you sleep each night?  
   Write it down.

Which was your best sleep?

How long was it?

How much sleep does your body need?
    Your body will tell you.
You will be tired and cross if you don't get enough sleep.

Can't sleep? Talk to mum, dad or your carer.

Click on the topic "Dreams" for some ideas to help you get to sleep.

Dr KateDr Kate says

"Everybody needs enough sleep to be healthy and happy.  Make sure that you get as much as you need. 
Go to bed at the same time every night.
Always turn off computers and phones an hour before you go to bed."
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We've provided this information to help you to understand important things about staying healthy and happy. However, if you feel sick or unhappy, it is important to tell your mum or dad, a teacher or another grown-up.


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