Kids Need Sleep
Kids need different amounts of sleep at different ages:
- 2 year olds need 11 to 14 hours of sleep, including naps.
- 3 to 5 year olds need 10 to 13 hours a night.
- Finally, 6 to 12 year olds need 9 to 11 hours a night.
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How long and how well a child sleeps affects their mood, behavior, and learning.
Better and longer sleep has been linked to doing better in school.
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