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 26th 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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In today's digital age, balancing screen time and physical activity can be challenging for parents and their children. With the allure of smartphones, tablets, and video games, it's essential to ensure that kids engage in enough physical activity to support their overall health and well-being....

In today's modern world, the issue of inactivity in children has become a growing concern. With the increasing prevalence of technology and sedentary lifestyles, children spend more time engaging in screen-based activities and less time being physically active. This sedentary behavior poses...

Discover the importance of age-appropriate exercises for children and explore a comprehensive guide on fostering healthy physical activity habits. From toddlers to teenagers, find engaging exercises suitable for each age group, ensuring a strong foundation for a lifetime of fitness.



Physical activity is essential for a child's growth and development. It helps improve their coordination, balance, and overall health. However, convincing children to engage in exercise can be challenging. Many kids view fitness as a chore, and it can be tough to get them excited about it. In...

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...