Flossing can be an important part of keeping teeth squeaky clean, fighting cavities, and protecting teeth for the long haul; so the earlier kids can learn to floss, the more natural the habit will be for the rest of their lives.
STRONG: Helping Kids Learn about their Core As people get older, they begin to recognize the importance of a strong core. It helps people prevent back pain, increase flexibility, and improve posture. The younger we are when we start working on having a strong core, the more benefits someone has from that work. Even kids
For growing bodies, incorporating appropriate types and levels of exercise is important for facilitating growth and for preventing injuries that could have long-lasting impacts.
Sometimes it can be difficult to get kids to get up and move their bodies, which is so critical for them to grow up healthy and strong. It can be frustrating when they won’t stretch, don’t want to go on a walk, and just sit at the playground rather than get goofy on the equipment. Stretch-n-Grow encourages movement through play!
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 them do their best. But
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 you know that exercise can
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 for a bunch of new
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! Releasing the inner animal and
So what is risky play anyway? Usually found outdoors, risky play happens when children are allowed the time and space to explore and experience variables. These variables include height, speed and use of tools. Risky play also includes exploration of rough and tumble play, incorporation of elements such as water, and concepts like getting lost. The key to successful risky play is that all of these things are tested on the child’s own terms.