Recommendation for Families – Sleep


Create and adhere to a consistent bedtime routine (e.g., bathing, brushing teeth, reading).

Schedule and encourage a regular bedtime that allows for sufficient sleep.

Support screen-free bedrooms for all family members.

Discourage screen viewing in the hour before bedtime.

Provide children with a comfortable and quiet sleeping environment.


For children, it's not just about getting enough sleep. Bed time matters, too









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ParticipACTION. The Role of the Family in the Physical Activity, Sedentary and Sleep Behaviours of Children and Youth. The 2020 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Toronto: ParticipACTION; 2020. The 2020 Report Card and a summary of its findings (the Highlight Report) are available online at


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