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children around the world to “Eat Wise and Exercise!”

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 16th 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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03/08/2017

Help Your Child Make Better Health Choices

Children learn habits from the moment they are born. What they see, what they eat, and what they are exposed to play a big role in what they do. That is why it is important to take the correct action steps to help them develop the right habits and to...
02/08/2017

Advice for Choosing the Right After-School Activity for Your Child

Just like adults, children also need a way to unwind and relax after school and that is what afterschool activities areas supposed to do. However, not all activities all children are the same or have the same interests. That is...
01/09/2017

Building Healthy Fitness Habits

Habits will either help build us up or bring us down. Good habits are one of the best tools we can give our children for growing strong and developing successfully. We previously discussed a few basic and crucial health habits that children need to develop at a...
12/09/2016

Active Winter Fun

During the colder months, it can become a bit more difficult to ensure that your child stays active. Since the temperature starts to drop, it may not always be ideal to go outside and play or to take a walk or bike ride. However, you and your child don´t necessarily have to go...
11/14/2016

Indoor Children´s Exercise Activity

Winter can be a lot of fun but the weather during this time may not allow children to get out and play as much. This does not mean that they cannot play and get their exercise, it just means that it is the perfect time to try new and fun activities that helps...
11/14/2016

Children´s Fitness Promotes Better Learning

In our previous post titled Why Fitness for Kids Is so Important we discussed a few of the reasons that fitness plays an important role to help children stay healthy and improve in different areas. Today at Stretch and Grow in Winston/Salem we...
11/14/2016

Why You Should Reduce and Monitor Television Time

Sitting in front of the television should not be a big part of your child´s daily routine. Sure, they can watch educational shows, and learn a few things from that, but watching too much television is far from positive. Excessive amounts of screen...
11/14/2016

Children´s Fitness Programs Improve Confidence

Fitness for kids and programs that help children stay active, not only help them stay healthy but they help children build confidence and other important skills. At Stretch and Grow Salem, we know how essential it is that children build confidence at...
11/14/2016

Better Alternatives for Hydrating After Children Exercise

Most store bought sports drinks have a lot of fake flavors, are high in sugar and are made with highly processed ingredients that do your body no good, specially for young kids. At Stretch-and-Grow Winston, we advocate healthy habits...
11/14/2016

How to Help an Active Child Use Their Energy Productively

Most children are naturally active and curious, and the best way to help them grow is to shape that energy and curiosity into something positive and productive. At Stretch and Grow Salem that is exactly our goal, to guide children´s...