Identification Of Objects By Colour

Identification Of Objects By Colours.


Shapes , Objects, Plants and Animals  are of various Colours .


 Basic science and Technology  Primary 2 First Term


Subject :  Basic science and Technology  Primary

Term : First Term

Class : Primary 2

Week: Week 4

Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of    Identification of objects by shapes or sizes

Topic :

Colours that can be observed by eyes , Colour in plants , animals and objects .

Behavioural objectives :

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • mention different colours
  • identify some objects or fruits with their natural colours


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks


Content :


The major types of colours are

  • yellow
  • blue
  • green
  • red
  • white
  • black
  • purple etc


Some things that are created by God have  natural colours like

  • the sky is blue
  • most leaves are green
  • mushroom is white
  • charcoal is black
  • ripe plantains are yellow
  • tomatoes are red

We see different colours with our eyes.

What are colours of these objects that are commonly found in our classroom  

  • books
  • bag
  • cup
  • pencil
  • desk
  • chair
  • uniform
  • food flask
  • shoes


What are the likely   colours that are common to these animals

  • elephants
  • cats
  • dog
  • snakes
  • lion
  • zebra
  • wolves
  • frog
  • toad
  • chameleon







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




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 by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.



  • Mention two fruits that are yellow in colour
  • draw a square and paint it red
  • draw a triangle and paint it yellow
  • draw a rectangle and paint it blue
  • What is the colour of the sea and the sky
  • What is the co;our of the board in your classroom
  • Which is bigger ? a ruler or a desk ?
  • mention different colours
  • What is the  size of your shoes
  • write out two objects  in your school compound that are red in colour .




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about   The sense organ of sound


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