Coffee Club: Are Classroom Naps Necessary?

Published 04/14 2014 10:27AM

Updated 04/14 2014 10:35AM

Young children are growing and learning so rapidly, and a new study shows how naps are essential for kids to remember what they've just learned!

Doctors at the University of Arizona investigated toddlers' ability to learn things like new words. They found they remembered better after having a nap.

Other research has shown how sleep can help boost brain power in adults, too.

We all know it's healthy for little ones in preschool and kindergarten to catch a little shut-eye in the classroom, but what about grade school students, and even into middle school?

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