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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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 neighborhood.
  2. Create a list of items to find: Make a list of items appropriate for the location and age group of the children participating. These can be natural items such as different types of leaves or flowers or man-made objects such as a red car or a specific house on the block.
  3. Divide the children into teams: Children will have more fun if they can work together with their friends. Divide the children into teams of 2-4 children.
  4. Set a time limit: To keep the scavenger hunt from going on too long, set a time limit for the children to complete the hunt.
  5. Provide clues: To make the scavenger hunt more challenging, provide clues for the children to follow. These can be riddles or puzzles that the children have to solve to find the next item on their list.
  6. Supervise the children: It is important to have an adult or a group of adults supervise the children throughout the scavenger hunt. This will ensure that the children are safe and that the scavenger hunt runs smoothly.
  7. Prizes: To add an extra incentive for children to participate, consider giving prizes to the team that finds the most items or finishes the scavenger hunt first.
  8. Have fun: The most important thing is to have fun! The scavenger hunt should be enjoyable for all participants.
A scavenger hunt is a fun way to promote physical activity while teaching them about their environment and teamwork. With a bit of planning, you can create a scavenger hunt that the children will enjoy and remember for a long time.

Organizing a scavenger hunt is a great way to get some time outside while being active. If you’re looking for more ways to help your children stay active, call Stretch-n-Grow in Winston-Salem, at (336) 287-1193 and ask about their fitness programs for children.