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 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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03/11/2020


As adults, we understand the importance of self-care and the impact it has in our lives, so why not teach children self-care form a young age? Self-care can be taught to children through simple activities that can help them learn to take care of themselves regularly, allowing them to develop healthy habits and thought patterns that can benefit them as they grow up. Learning to identify their physical needs and how to take care of them can be highly beneficial for children. Learn more about how to teach children about self-care in this article by Stretch-n-Grow in Winston/Salem, NC. When teaching children about self care, starting with the basics is essential. Helping children to learn how to properly brush their teeth, how to take a successful bath, as well as pay attention to what they eat is a great way of helping them understand the importance and impact little actions can have on their overall well-being. For children, identifying actions they may be taking that can be detrimental for their well-being can be hard. This is where you can come in and give them a hand. For instance, if your child has the habit of not wanting to go to sleep and is, therefore, tired and in a bad mood the next day, bring it to their attention. Explain to them how their actions have a direct consequence that are causing them to not be able to enjoy their day and be in a good mood. Another great way of teaching children about self-care is by teaching them the importance of their physical health. There are a lot of fun ways and activities you can do with your child to get them into the habit of exercising. From playing sports, playing in the park, doing some meditation or even yoga, by developing a physical self-care routine children are able to develop habits that will last them a lifetime. To ensure your child learns the importance of self-care, enroll them in children's exercise classes at Stretch-n-Grow in Winston/Salem, NC. Learn about their amazing children's fitness programs by reaching out to one of their professional instructors by calling (336) 287-1193 today!