Sleepy Time podcast Episode 1: Settling down to sleep for 2 to 5 year olds
Do you have a toddler or preschooler who finds it hard to fall asleep at bedtime? Our expert sleep podcast features calming exercises to help your child settle and drift off to sleep without fuss or worry
Our Sleepy Time podcast, made in partnership with wellbeing and mindfulness experts In The Moment magazine, helps children aged 2 to 5 years, and 5 to 8 years, become settled and peaceful sleepers. Exercises and meditations have been created by psychologist and yoga teacher Suzy Reading, and will build into a toolkit that your child will be able to learn and use by themselves over time. Meditation expert Gemma David of The Quiet Heart is our soft-voiced podcast narrator.
Sleepy Time podcast: Episode 1: Settling down to sleep for 2 to 5 year olds
Episode 1: Settling 2 to 5 year olds to sleep
If your toddler or pre-schooler is a bundle of energy at the end of the day, or gets anxious or frustrated about going to bed, these exercises will help to soothe and settle. Simple exercises teach your child to relax and let sleep come, helping them develop relaxation and self-settling techniques, even at this young age.
Younger children may need some extra help from a grown-up to help them follow the routine.
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Episode 2 of the Sleepy Time podcast - How to get your 2 to 5 year old back to sleep after waking at night
Available from Sunday 23 February
Find out more about the Sleepy Time podcast, including what's coming next, why we wanted to make the series and the experts behind it.