Good bedtime routines can really help create calm and healthy expectations for sleep. Adequate sleep is linked to attention and learning as well as mental, physical and emotional health. Families can discuss routines and try new ideas to foster relaxation as bedtime approaches. However, when children are aware of and practice the same bedtime routine each night, their bodies and minds are best prepared for sleep.
Kensington students need about 9 to 12 hours of sleep. This may seem like a lot, but their bodies and minds are growing. Sleep helps children reboot and start fresh each day!