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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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03/01/2021


For some children, developing healthy friendships and interpersonal relationships can be challenging. Helping children have good social skills requires refining said skills over time. As a parent, there are simple actions you can do to aid your child to develop their skills daily. If you are interested in learning about this topic, as well as some tips to help your child develop their social skills, read this article that Stretch-n-Grow in Winston-Salem has for you today.

Teach Them to Identify Emotions

Understanding emotions allows your child to understand better how they feel as well as how others are feeling. Start by helping them identify different emotions such as excitement, sadness, tiredness, anger, joy, etc. To make things more exciting, play a game with your child where you imitate different emotions and try to guess the feeling the other is portraying.

Teach Them about Sharing

Young children often show the desire to share with their friends and peers. However, some children can feel like sharing means they'll have less to enjoy themselves. Teach your child about sharing and about the positive consequences that being willing to share can have. Over time, sharing can even help your child increase their self-esteem.

Be a Good Role Model

Children learn the most by observing those around them. Therefore, it's important that you pay close attention to how you communicate and interact with others. Be empathic, practice active listening, and show interest in others when socializing to help your child have a great example of how they can develop their social skills.

Provide the Right Environment

Another great way to help your child develop their social skills is to give them the correct environment. Enrolling your child in children's exercise classes can give them the opportunity to improve their communication skills. For information about excellent children’s fitness programs, speak with a professional at Stretch-n-Grow in Winston-Salem by calling (336) 287-1193 today.