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Rodd’s Bad Day - Sleep is Important!

Duration: 10:06

Presenter Rodd helps us learn how lack of sleep affects how our brain works. Rodd is usually very organised but he is staying up too late playing computer games. The children help him realise how badly he is affected by the lack of sleep through playing a memory game. Rodd then goes off for a good night's sleep and returns bright and cheery with a tidy house. He plays another memory game and is able to remember things much more clearly.

To play the first game you will need scissors, a pencil sharpener, rubber, apple and a lunchbox. For the second - scissors, a watch, a water bottle, pencil and sock are required.

Available since: Thu 3 Feb 2011


Rodd Christensen
Uzma Mir-Young
Executive Producer
Karen Johnson
Executive Producer
Sara Harkins
Ruth Chalmers
Neil Scott

This clip is from

Talkie Time Series 1, Episode 2

2/2 Rodd Christensen shows how to deal with the first day at school.

First broadcast: 08 Feb 2011

Image for Episode 2 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

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