Focusing on sleep is crucial because research shows that not getting enough sleep or not sleeping well affects learning, behaviour, mood and overall well-being.
This sleep education program has been released in conjunction with World Sleep Day and aims to teach students why sleep deserves its place alongside diet and exercise as one of the pillars of good health.
The following resources are free for you to download and use:
Activity : Morning-Evening questionnaire [pdf]
Activity : My sleep friendly bedroom [pdf]
Online activity : Sleep in teenage years [pdf]
Science of sleep : crossword activity [pdf]
Sleep diary activity instructions [pdf]
Sleep diary for teenagers - week one [pdf]
Sleep diary for teenagers - week two [pdf]
Sleep Clock [pdf]
World Sleep Day presentation slides - Ages 5-10 years [slides]
World Sleep Day Presentation slides - Ages 11 - 17 years [slides]
World Sleep Day teacher notes - Ages 5-10 years [pdf]
World Sleep Day teacher notes - Ages 11-18 [pdf]
Please note: this material is to be used for the sole purpose of providing education and increasing awareness of sleep health in children and adolescents. Reproduction of the materials for any purpose other than as stated above is strictly prohibited without express permission from the Sleep Health Foundation. If you would like access to the slides for these activities please email us at: