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

Jennifer Hansel - Owner/Director
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Autumn is a season full of delicious scents, beautiful colors, and cozy weather. This season presents the perfect opportunity to go outside and play with leaves, decorate pumpkins, and do many other fun activities while enjoying a warm cup of tea. If you are looking for some fun ideas and activities for children, this article by Stretch-n-Grow in Winston/Salem, NC, is just what you need. Don't wait any longer, and keep reading!

Build a Scarecrow!

One fun activity you can do as a family is to build a scarecrow. To do so, begin by building the body. You will need a 5 foot and 6 to 8-foot sticks. Create a cross shape and secure the sticks by using a screw, hot glue, or some twine. Next, take an old plaid shirt and begin to dress the scarecrow. Tie the bottom of the shirt and the arms with some wire. Use some leaves, straw, or rags to fill the body of the scarecrow. Give your scarecrow some hands and feet using work gloves, gardening gloves, some old boots or shoes, or any other items you have at home. You can use a stuffed pillowcase for the head, and all you need to do now is to draw the face and accessorize your scarecrow.

Try Indoor Fall Activities

For indoor activities, have your children collect leaves from your garden and press them into a photo album. They can write, paint, or decor them using their creativity and imagination. Another fun activity is to take some pumpkins and decorate them. There are many tools and products you can use to do so, including markers, paint, stickers, glitter, or any other fun items you have at home. The important thing is to have fun and get your children playing and learning.

If you want more advice or would like to know what fun activities you can do to get your children moving and exercising, get in contact with a professional at Stretch-n-Grow in Winston/Salem, NC. Learn about the amazing children’s exercise classes and children’s fitness programs they offer by calling (336) 287-1193.