Many kids walk around jet-lagged every day because of having to get up so early in the mornings. Just by setting an early bedtime schedule can help kids perform better and feel much happier in life. Actually kids need anywhere from 9 to 10 hours of sleep per night. However, most are not even coming close to this requirement.
Help Kids Love Early Bedtime
To help kids love early bedtime can be as simple as keeping them active during the day. Parents should start encouraging their kids to participate in activities that are age-appropriate and with a variety of enjoyable options. Creating an energy clock to turn off and desire to go to bed early.
Start with 60 or more minutes of physical activity each day.
Aerobic activity such as playing out doors can include either moderate-intensity aerobic activity, such as brisk walking, or vigorous-intensity activity, such as running.
Muscle strengthening should be practiced at least 3 days per week as part of your child’s 60 or more minutes of physical activity. Try strengthening activities, such as gymnastics or push-ups.
Bone strengthening at least 3 days per week should also be included as part of your child’s 60 or more minutes of physical activity. Try bone strengthening activities, such as jumping rope or running.