Better Sleep, Better Behaviour

For children a lack of sleep can affect their ability to learn and their general behaviour. Young children who are consistently not getting enough sleep can have real problems controlling their emotions. These kids may show signs of sleep deprivation by having a temper, crying easily or having little patience. In the classroom, an over-tired child may have a short attention span and may even chat incessantly to their classmates or act up in class, both signs that they are needing stimulation to remain focussed.

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