Healthy Habits – Sleepytime – Goodnight Chickens!

Objective

Students will learn lack of sleep can negatively impact their bodies.
Students will learn about how much sleep 6-12 year old children require each night in order to maintain healthy bodies.
Students will discuss the role of bedtime routines every night.
Students will brainstorm positive habits to develop at bedtime to facilitate adequate sleep.

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Healthy Habits Afterschool Booklist:

  • The Food Parade: Healthy Eating with the Nutritious Food Groups by Elicia Castaldi
  • The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza) by Philomen Sturges
  • The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow Miller
  • What Happens to a Hamburger? by Paul Showers
  • Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
  • Poem “Jimmy Jet and His TV Set” from Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
  • The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat
  • Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson

Supplemental Booklist:

  • How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? The Story of Food by Chris Butterworth
  • Gazpacho for Nacho by Tracey Kyle
  • I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child
  • The Heart: Our Circulatory System by Steven Simon
  • Bones: Our Skeletal System by Steven Jenkins
  • A Drop of Blood by Paul Showers
  • Hear Your Heart by Paul Showers
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • Time to Sleep by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
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