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When it comes to sleep, quality matters just as much as quantity. Things that could detract from the quality of your sleep include: You will find stories you love. Stories to Grow By provides a collection of World Tales. Folktales, fairytales, fables, and more! Stories from various countries and cultures! We have you covered. View our special collection of world tales HERE. Not Finding the Free Bedtime Stories You Need?
Stories to Grow By also offers teaching resources! This includes over 100 free bedtime stories, fairy tales, folk tales, readers theater play scripts, and performance notes! You will find the stories and the materials you need for your classroom with Stories to Grow By. Interactive Reader's Theater | PlayAloud Bedtime stories are a story told to a child once they have gotten into bed for the evening. Reading a story every night is beneficial for children and parents, too! Reading stories each night to your child has been proven to improve reading and vocabulary skills. Read a special story for children tonight! Some people do not know how much sleep they should get or simply do not budget enough time for sleepof the body. Getting enough sleep each night allows the mind and body to reap sleep’s restorative benefits and avoid the consequences of sleep deprivation. What Happens During Sleep? You may not realize it, but the amount of sleep you get can affect everything from weight and metabolism to brain function and mood. How much sleep you need changes throughout your lifetime. An infant may need up to 17 hours of sleep each day, while an older adult may get by on just 7 hours of sleep a night.
Healthline has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references. You can learn more about how we ensure our content is accurate and current by reading our editorial policy. I only give it three stars because it is not totally accurate. For example, it says, "it's time for bed, little sheep, little sheep. The whole wide world is going to sleep" I know they needed this to rhyme but first of all, baby sheep are not called sheep but lambs--it teaches children the wrong word. And secondly, the whole wide world is not asleep. In France, they could be just waking up! Mayne SL, Morales KH, Williamson AA, Grant SFA, Fiks AG, Basner M, Dinges DF, Zemel BS, Mitchell JA. Associations of the residential built environment with adolescent sleep outcomes. Sleep. 2021;44(6):zsaa276. doi:10.1093/sleep/zsaa276Freeman D, et al. (2017). The effects of improving sleep on mental health (OASIS): A randomised controlled trial with mediation analysis. Alfonsi V, Scarpelli S, D'Atri A, Stella G, De Gennaro L. Later school start time: The impact of sleep on academic performance and health in the adolescent population. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(7):2574. doi:10.3390/ijerph17072574 Research suggests that being a night owl could also affect your eating habits and lead to erratic eating patterns, including: