General information on children's sleep

Also see file links - Sleep tips for older children

Meditation and sleep stories

Meditation and relaxation can be useful to help children settle into sleep. There are a good range of children's sleep meditations and bedtime stories available at

The Magic Blanket is a lovely resource for children who can be frightened or dislike separation at night time. 

Star Fish Breathing for Kids is a nice, short resource for calming and settling your child (and yourself!) at any time of day.