Parent24 is republishing Curious Kids, a series for children, with permission under a Creative Commons license.
Where do dreams come from? - Winifred, age 4, Selby, Victoria.
Going to sleep is like putting a computer into “sleep” mode. The computer is not completely switched off, it just is not working as hard. When we go into sleep mode, we can rest and save our energy but we don’t fully turn ourselves off.
If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Imagine This is a coproduction between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation, and is based on articles from their Curious Kids series.
Subscribe to Parent24's newsletter for updates of more audio in our Curious Minds series:
Share your story with us, and we could publish your letter. Anonymous contributions are welcome.
Addressing SA's reading crisis may start with screen time
Why is urine yellow?