Income Yielding Crafts and Skills

Subject :

Home Economics

Topic :

Income Yielding Crafts and Skills

Class :

Primary 6 / Basic 6


Term :

Third Term


Week :

Week 7


Instructional Materials :

  • Pictures of skilled professionals
  • Pictures of items created by skilled craftmen
  • Napkin
  • Purse
  • Handkerchief



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of different parts of machine



Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • Mention various income Yielding Crafts
  • Mention some home made products that are made by skilled craftsmen
  • Explain various materials that may be used for income yielding craft
  • Identify some products that are income yielding crafts
  • List some examples of crafts that are income yielding
  • Say the need to learn or acquire some of these skills



Content :


Crafts are skills that are used to produce items that are used at home to make our homes more confortable and beautiful. Some of the items that are used for these crafts may be beads,


Examples of common crafts are

  1. Woodcraft eg carving, furniture making etc
  2. Textile crafts like crochet, knitting, tatting etc
  3. Paper craft eg paper mâche, folding, modeling, collage etc
  4. Pottery
  5. Bead making
  6. Basket making
  7. Footmat making
  8. Cookery



1. Apron

2. Pillow rest

3. Table mat

4. Napkin

5. Tray cloths

6. Arm rest

7. Hand bag

8. Chair and table

9. Basket

10. Assorted puffs

11. Table clothes

12. Shopping

13. Curtain holder

14. Handkerchief

15. Pot holders, bag

17. Sweaters

18. Flower vase

19. Curtain holders

20. Shawl




The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise


Evaluation :

  1. List five income yielding crafts
  2. Mention five products that are produce that can be used to decorate our homes


Conclusion :


The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.


The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written. He or she does the necessary corrections when the need arises.


Assignment :

Prepare for the next lesson by reading about types of income yielding cookery



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