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johndeere
johndeere asks:
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Do kindergartners need nap time?

In Topics: Sleep and rest
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Sep 21, 2010
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What the Expert Says:

Many do need naps and are best served by having morning classes or half day school. Many will outgrow the nap during the year.  

Good luck.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics

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Totaltutor
Totaltutor writes:
Yes,  They need a break from school.  They need to rest up, so they can recharge.
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My wife is a kindergarten teacher.  She says, " my daughter is exhausted at the end the school day.  I believe they need a nap.  A nap is needed to give the children a break.  I answered this question on my educational talk show on blogtalkradio.com. The total education show.
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