At 31 places along the spinal cord the dorsal and ventral roots come together to form spinal nerves. Spinal nerves contain both sensory and motor fibers, as do most nerves. Spinal nerves are given numbers which indicate the portion of the vertebral column in which they arise.
The top image shows the four main sections of the cerebral cortex: the frontal lobe, the parietal lobe, the occipital lobe, and the temporal lobe. Functions such as movement are controlled by the motor cortex, and the sensory cortex receives information on vision, hearing, speech, and other senses. The bottom image shows the location of the brains major internal structures. Illustration by Lydia V. Kibiuk, Baltimore, MD
Indoor Fun...Combine color matching with a classic bean bag toss with our Color Toss activity. Encourage your kids to toss the bags from further and further away as they master it.
5 Motor Activities Using Painter's Tape. I already do the "balance beam" Need to try the others also. Really like the shapes for moving to the sides and backward. Be sure to watch the video for several ways to use the taped patterns. Following verbal directions or mimicking activities for motor planning class.