Anew study from the Journal of Developmentaland Behavioral Pediatrics showed that there are significant benefits to asmall amount of extra sleep.
The study reported that a delay of only 25 minutesin the start of a child's day brought a huge gain to the kids.
Thestudents in the study got a better sleep the night before, were less tiredduring the day, had better moods and relied on caffeine less. Allof these factors combined set kids up for better productivity and more learningthroughout the day.
Expertsalso believe there is an even bigger bonus to a few extra minutes of shut-eye. Theresearch showed that the improvement in all of those areas previously mentionedled to overall healthier kids.