How to add value through maintenance e.g by Recycling Cultural and Creative Arts Primary 6 Third Term Week 3

Subject :

Cultural and Creative Arts

Topic :

How to add value through maintenance e.g by Recycling

Class :

Primary  6/ Basic 6


Term :


Third Term

Week :



Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures that are related to the topic
  • picture showing persons cleaning, materials and tools used in art work.



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of


Types of Maintenance

Meaning of values

The relationship between values and maintenance


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

  • Say How to add value through maintenance e.g by Recycling
  • Mention various materials that more value can be added to. Example of such are Old newspapers and magazines especially the colored page



Content :

1. Définition of Recycling

2. What are the materials that are recyclable

3. Value added to scrap items or old items Through Maintenance



Why Recycling.

Recycling saves the atmosphere and e wry living things on the surface of the earth

Recycling can prevent the waste of potentially useful materials.

Recycling reduces the consumption of fresh materials, thereby reducing: energy usage and wastage ,prevents air pollution (from incineration), and reduces water pollution (from landfilling).



Recycling simply means converting waste to wealth.

It involves converting, changing, or transforming old, worn out or scraps to new, fresh, reusable materials

Recycling is the changing waste or used materials into new objects or materials.

When waste or used materials are reused, it is called RECYCLING.

What are the materials that can be RECYCLED

1. Metal

2. PAPER or cardboard

3. Glass

4. Clothes materials

5. tires

6. Old plastic buckets or chairs or packer

7. Some reusable parts of electronic items like computer, radio, télévision etc



The local laws of any country guides waste disposal and recycling. This is necessary in oder to protect that atmosphere, water system and air from being contaminated.

In Lagos state, there are laws guiding waste disposal and refuse burning.

Lagos state has its own government body that is responsible for waste disposal and recycling.

It is called Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA)


SOME artists that are creative enough are also turning waste materials to more valuable materials for decoration like

making chairs out of old tyres,

Chair made out of tyre

makings swing out of tyres,

makings swing of tyres,



painting tyres,



using tyres for snail farming

and so on and so forth

Art and recycling goes hand in hand. Artists are, nowadays, transforming old, recycled and reused objects into amazing pieces of contemporary art.

Artists are expressing their emotions and ideas through a wide range of recyclables: glass, cans, plastics, CDs, PET bottles, broken tiles, etc.

For example:

1. Broke Tiles


Reusable value

Value added to broke tiles




2. Chair made from old water bottle


Some old tyres can be used as generator stand or waste paper basket stand



Some neat poly bags can be washed and reused


Some people are involved in waste management and recycling like LAGOS STATE WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (LAWMA) 






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. Défine of Recycling


2. What are the materials that are recyclable


3. Write out three ways that we can add value to old worn out tyre

4. What is the full meaning of LAWMA


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

Broken plastic can be cut healthy into beautiful Shape and used as color palette

– Bottle Caps, broken places of glass


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