Getting enough sleep is important for the child’s brain because some scientists believe that while a person is sleeping, the brain sorts through different information and stores them, replaces the chemicals in the brain and deals with some of the person’s problems. Children between 5 and 12 years old are recommended to get 10 to 11 hours of sleep per night, which can be induced by using a comfortable mattress from Sacramento sleep specialty stores like The Healthy Bed Store. If a child doesn’t get enough rest, there’s a chance he will not be able to think clearly.
Aside from poor brain function, lack of sleep will not help the body replenish the energy the child lost during a very busy day. Thus, he will not be active enough to do his activities the next day. Parents can coax the child to sleep by saying that he will be giving his body a tiny vacation, or by calling his attention to his pet which needs to sleep regularly, too.