Introduction to income yielding crafts 

Subject :

Home Economics

Topic :

Introduction to income yielding crafts

Class :

Primary  6/ Basic 6


Term :

Third Term


Week :

Week 5


Instructional Materials :

  • Charts showing different income yielding crafts



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of how to make apron and different types of sewing machines



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

  • Say the importance of income yielding crafts



Content :


Income yielding crafts are crafts that are used to make income

Income yielding crafts are craft items that are produced for sales. For example, beads, apron and cap, baskets, bags, pots, artworks, etc.

These craft items are produced with hands and special skills in return exchange for money.

Some of these crafts can be used for decoration of self or the home.


Importance and benefits of income yielding crafts

1. It generates and creates income  opportunities for people.

2. Some products of home made crafts represent cultural and traditional display .

3. They are display of local talents and creativity

4. It reveals individual artistic intellects

5. It encourages the use of local made products.

6. It give people sense of belongings.

Identify different articles which could be

made for house hold use and for sale which are

Head rest,

table mat



arm rest





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 :

Discuss the importance of earnings an income from making crafts

Demonstrate how to make some income yield crafts and list Five home crafts


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 the next topic



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