Topic : Super sleep

Class : Nursery 1

Term : First Term

Week : Week 8

Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Videos


Reference Materials

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of

Rest and Sleep The Need For Nap Time


Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • say the need for sleep
  • say the need for rest
  • say the number of hours to a good sleep



Content : 




This lesson is for the kids to know what it means to sleep, know how much sleep they need each day, why they need sleep and how to promote good night sleep

Kids need up to 10-12 hours of sleep each day. Sleep is very important for every human being because it gives the body the chance to rest, repair itself and prepare for the next day.

What is sleep?

Sleep is a long and deep rest we take at night after the day’s work

When we sleep we relax our nerves

When we sleep we regain lost energy

When we sleep , we are in a state of deep rest

When we sleep , we grow





You spend the day running on the playground, learning at school, eating meals. And at night, while you are off in a dreamland, your brain and body are busy getting ready for a new day. That is why you must have some good sleep so that your body and brain can work well.

Every living thing sleeps. Some animals sleep for so long in a day. We need sleep to keep us healthy, happy and doing our best. Sleep helps our body and brain develop and grow.

Sleep is very important for healthy growth and development. Our body needs deep rest it gets during sleep to help the muscles, bones and skin to prevent injury and illness .

Sleep helps you remember what you learnt, pay attention and concentrate and think better.




Having enough sleep makes you feel better during the day




Why do you need good sleep?


I need good sleep For my brain to think fast For my body to grow well

For me to feel good and happy For sickness to go away








The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise


Evaluation :

  1. What is Nap time?
  2. Why do you need good sleep?
  3. Nap also means siesta.
  4. What is sleep?

Conclusion :


The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.