Get Your Body School-Ready
It’s not just your brain that needs to do a little flexing to get ready for the new school year—the rest of your body needs to be ready to learn, too. That means setting up your school day routines, getting on a good sleep schedule, and thinking about things like what you’ll eat for breakfast.
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Daily routine template
Ask About Today
What are some things you can do to get yourself ready to have a good start to the school year?
Skip the Ads
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Secrets of Sleep
Getting enough sleep is super important—for your body and your brain. Find out why in this video from Discovery News.
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What’s Up with Breakfast?
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Origin of Everything from PBS digs into this common notion. Spoiler alert: It’s unclear.
Not Your Average School Bus
Create Your Daily Routine
A weekday routine makes it easier to stay on track in school and at home. Use our template to figure out what you need to do when.
Scout It Out
If you’re going to a new school or haven’t been back to school for a while, go for a visit with a parent or family member this week. Putting yourself in the physical space of your school can help you feel prepared. Even if your school is not offering a back to school open house or other event, visit the building and walk around outside. It can also be a good opportunity to practice your walk, drive, or bus or train ride there and back.