Important Nutrients for Growing Kids

Important Nutrients for Growing Kids

As children grow, they need to eat more to keep their bodies moving, shaking, and dancing. They also need to eat a greater variety of their nutrients, those important resources that keep the body healthy. There are different types of nutrients, many of which are important to a person’s muscles,

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3 Reasons to Make More Music with your Kids

3 Reasons to Make More Music with your Kids

A key part of childhood development is engaging the senses. Tasting healthy food, seeing people’s faces, touching different textures, and smelling the indoors and outdoors help little minds understand their world. What they hear also shapes their development, and music influences young people in unique ways. 3 Benefits Music Has

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4 Fun & Affordable Snacks

4 Fun & Affordable Snacks

A great way to help kids eat nutritious meals, and save money on food, is to pack lunchboxes with snacks they’ll love! Whether it is for preschool snack time, lunch, or a weekend picnic, putting together a lunchbox full of healthy and tasty snacks is always a good idea. Sometimes

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Types of Muscles Blog

What Are the Types of Muscles

What are the Types of Muscles? The body is full of muscles that continue to grow and get stronger as kids grow every year. They work better the more they are used. At Stretch-n-Grow, we love to focus on different muscle groups, working out our arms and legs to help

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3 Ways to Encourage Imagination and Play

3 Ways to Encourage Imagination and Play

One of the most important things we believe here at Stretch-n-Grow is that fitness should be fun, and that stretching the body is an important part of growing up happy and healthy. Engaging the mind is just as important though! Children get that through school, teaching moments, and creativity. Did

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Heart Shaped Crafts for Heart Health Month

Heart Shaped Crafts for Heart Health Month

Heart Shaped Crafts for Heart Health Month February is American Heart Health Month AND has Valentine’s Day in it! The heart is an important part of what we celebrate. We create healthy snacks for the family, make sure we incorporate more cardio into our weeks, and talk about how much

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Stretch-n-Grow Yoga Poses

12 Yoga Poses to Master in 2022

12 Yoga Poses to Master in the New Year As we set off on the adventure of a new year, our focus returns to creating new habits. For families, especially families with children, it can be easy to start a lot of projects to try and sign the kids up

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Go Wild Excercise Like an Animal

Go Wild: 5 Ways to Exercise Like Wild Animals

Go Wild: Exercise Like Wild Animals Sometimes you just have to go wild – and exercise like a wild animal! Kids seem full of energy, and even when you think they’re ready to slow down, they seem to tap into another fuel reserve and can keep going wild for another hour!

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social-emotional skills

Developing Social-Emotional Skills

Developing Social-Emotional Skills In America, we are getting ready to have family togetherness at Thanksgiving. Cultures all around the world have special days where we see family, friends, and sometimes it has been a while since we have those we care about. For some of the smaller members of the

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