Physical Education with Imagination!
of the Triad
Servicing the Triad area. 

Stretch-n-Grow of Winston-Salem (and the Triad), North Carolina

Jennifer Hansel - Owner/Director
(336) 287-1193  |

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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Promoting lifelong fitness in children is crucial for their long-term health and well-being. In today's world, where technology dominates our lives, encouraging children to be active and instill healthy habits from an early age is more important than ever. Here are some tips on how to promote...

Fundamental movement skills are the building blocks of more complex movements, sports, and physical activities. These skills are the basic movements a child needs to perform to participate in sports and activities, as well as to develop overall physical literacy. There are several fundamental...

Organizing a scavenger hunt for children can be a fun and exciting way to get them outside and active. Here are some tips for planning a successful scavenger hunt:
  1. Determine the location: Choose a safe and appropriate location for children. This can be a park, a nature trail, or even a...
It’s commonly known that it’s essential to have a healthy mind and body. That’s why having an active mind is necessary to keep your children healthy. Here are a few ideas you can put into motion to encourage this.

Solve Puzzles as a Family

Puzzles are a great way to stimulate the mind and keep it...
Family fitness has many benefits, as it's a perfect moment for bonding, staying healthy, and reducing stress. Here are three ways you and your family can practice family fitness this new year.

Prepare More Healthy Meals

It might seem like healthy meals are impossible to achieve sometimes, with...

There are many benefits for children to participate in sports and fitness-based activities, but have you thought about how they can help them be better problem solvers? Here are four ways sports can help in developing problem-solving skills.

Develop Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a big part of...

Are your children eating balanced meals? It might be easier than you think. Keep reading this post by Stretch-n-Grow in Winston-Salem for four essential tips on eating better.

Make a Plan

It seems like everything starts with a plan nowadays, but eating better does require a bit of planning. The...

Have Some Type of Activity Daily

For children under six, exercising is more about playing, jumping, and running than having a strict exercise routine. The main goal of exercise at this age is to lay down the building blocks of a lifetime of enjoyable physical activity and movement. Exercise at...

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...

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...