Physical Education with Imagination!
of the Triad
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Stretch-n-Grow of Winston-Salem (and the Triad), North Carolina

Jennifer Hansel - Owner/Director
(336) 287-1193  |  sngws@aol.com

Welcome to Stretch-n-Grow of the Triad!   This year marks our 25th year serving children, families, and child care centers! 

We are passionate about helping children learn about fitness and building the foundation for a lifetime of healthy habits!

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09/19/2022



Beware of the Heat and Hydrate

During the summer months, one of the most important things to remember while playing outdoors is to stay safe from the heat. Using breathable clothes is a great way to stay fresh while running around. Also, it’s a good idea to use sunscreen and reapply it every two...
08/19/2022


Summer is the perfect time for some fun in the sun and having fun indoors. Here are three summer activities to enjoy as a family this season.

Visit the Children’s Museum

There are many activities you can do during the summer, and visiting the children’s museum is one of the most entertaining...
07/12/2022


Yoga can be incredibly beneficial for children. From emotional to physical ones, yoga can help children develop and grow into adults that trust their mind and body connection. Keep reading for three benefits of yoga for children.

Promotes Body Awareness

Body awareness is a great way to help...
06/07/2022


It can be challenging at times to get children interested in healthy habits. Here is where modeling healthy habits comes in. Keep reading for some suggestions on how to model good habits for your children.

4 Ways to Model Healthy Habits

  1. Eating well is an integral part of creating healthy...
05/06/2022



What is Character?

Character can be defined as your moral safe or the morals you live your life by. Building character is an essential part of childhood as this is where their moral structure forms and the building blocks for habits, thoughts, and motives are formed.

Developing Team Spirit

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04/07/2022



Exercise Aids Growth

When children enter the toddler stage (between 12 to 24 months), it’s normal for growth to become slower but consistent. Their appearance will change from rounded baby features to the development of muscle needed for running around and playing. In this stage, toddlers need...
03/10/2022


When taking their children to their afternoon exercise class, many parents wonder what pre-workout snacks are best to help them keep up their energy levels and make the most out of their class. When packing snacks for this, it’s essential to focus on snacks with protein and carbohydrates that...
02/07/2022


One important activity for helping keep your child’s muscles strong is stretching. Here are four upper body stretching exercises that your child can do safely before or after their next workout.

Cow-Cat Stretch

Get down on all fours while facing down and making sure your back is flat. Inhale,...
01/07/2022



Biking the Trails

Being active in the winter might seem challenging, but it’s a good time of year to enjoy cooler temperatures and outdoor activities. There are many trails in Winston-Salem that are family and children-friendly and a great option to stay active in winter. Biking is an excellent...
11/08/2021



Safety Tips When Hiking

One of the most important parts of hiking with your children is teaching them how to stay safe while hiking. Before starting your hike, make sure you review safety rules with your child like staying close to the group, and not walking off the trail. Additionally, it’s...