Production of income yielding crafts in Nigeria

Subject :

Home Economics

Topic :

Production of income yielding crafts

Class :

Primary 6 / Basic 6


Term :

Third Term


Week :

Week 6


Instructional Materials :



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of



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

  • List various income yielding crafts



Content :

Examples of income yielding crafts are

Table mat, purse, shopping bag curtain holder, napkins, handkerchiefs,
Pot holders, bibs, arm rest. Etc.


Pick a crafts among those listed and produce.


1. Textiles
Appliqué, Crocheting, Embroidery, Felt – making, Knitting, Lace – making, Macramé, Quilting, Tapestry art, Weaving.

2. Woodcraft
Wood – carving, Wood – turning, Cabinet making, Furniture making, lacquerware.

3. Papercraft
Paper Modelling, Collage, Decoupage, Origami paper folding, Papier mâché.

4. Pottery and Glass Crafts
Ceramics (earthenware, stoneware, porcelain), Mosaic Art, Glass Bead making, Glass Blowing, Glass Etching, (see Stained Glass Art Materials/Methods).

5. Jewellery
Metalwork involving processes like embossing, repoussé work, engraving, enamelling (types include champlevé, basse taille, cloisonné, plique-à-jour), granulation and filigree decoration. For more, see: Jewellery: History, Techniques.

6. Other Examples of Craftwork
Basket weaving, beer – making, book – binding, doll – making, enamelling, floral design, ikebana, knife – making (cutler), Leatherwork, Metalwork, model – making, tattoo – designing, toy – making.

Make one crafts for display

Go round the class and assist the pupils as they make their crafts



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 :

Write notes for pupils to copy
Exhibit the product for sale


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



(Visited 103 times, 1 visits today)
error: Content is protected !!