Simple Farm Carrying Tools

Subject:  Agricultural Science 


Class: Basic 2 / Primary 2 / Year 2


Term: First Term / 1st Term


Week: Week 6



Simple Farm Carrying Tools


Previous Knowledge: The pupils have previous knowledge of

Simple Farm Digging Tools

that was taught in their previous lesson.



Behavioural  Objectives : At the end of the lesson, learners will be able to

  • Say the meaning of tools
  • Give examples of Simple Farm Carrying Tools
  • Say how these tools are used


Instructional Materials 

  • Wall Charts showing Simple Farm Carrying Tools
  • Online Resource with pictures showing materials that are related to Simple Farm Carrying Tools
  • Textbooks
  • Scheme of work
  • 9- Year Basic Curriculum


Methods of Teaching 

  • Role modelling
  • Questions and Answers
  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Recitation
  • Imitation
  • Story Telling
  • Dramatization



Tools are devices that make our work easier and faster.

Most tools do not have engines and do not need electricity or batteries to function.

Farm tools are simple machines that are used by farmers on their farms to make their job easier, neater and faster.

Simple Farm Carrying Tools are tools used by farmers to carry farm produce or fertilizer from one place to another.

Examples Simple Farm Carrying Tools are

  1. Basket
  2. Head pan
  3. Wheel Barrow
  4. Watering can


Uses of Simple Farm Carrying Tools

1. Basket: À basket is woven with palm fonds and they always have holes. Baskets are very useful for farmers because they use the basket to carry farm items like oranges, mangoes, banana etc. Basket is good for carrying farms produce


2. Head pan: The Head pan is made of pan with two handles for easy listing. The Head pan is used for carrying fertilizer, soil, sand, crops and other farms materials or tools.

3. Wheelbarrow : Wheelbarrow is used for carrying crops, fertilizer, soil and other farms materials or tools from one place to another.

4. Watering can: Watering can is used to water plants by farmers


Digging Farm Tools

Cutlass : Cutlass is used for felling trees and it is also used for digging small holes for planting Crops like maize or cassava

Hoe : Hoe is used for making ridges and digging for planting

Spade : Spade is used by farmers for packing sand and fertilizer. Spade can also be used for digging

Shovel : Shovel is used by farmers for packing sand and fertilizer. Spade can also be used for digging

Digger : Digger is used to dig bigger holes. Digger is also a used to remove or dig out stump of trees.

Hand trowel : The hand trowel is a small tool with a wooden handle and a flat metallic blade that is used for moving young seeding from nursery to permanent site. The hand trowel is used to dig small hole before putting the young plant and planting them again



The topic is presented step by step

Step 1: The class teacher revises the old topic

Step 2: The class teacher introduces the new topic

Step 3: The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and gives room for pupils” participation



Class Teacher and Pupils Activities. Interaction or Participation 

This involves class teacher and pupils’ interaction, conversation, imitation or modeling through discussion, play method or just by recitation or asking and answering questions that are related to the topic that has just been taught.



Mention Four Farm Carrying Tools

  1. ______________
  2. ______________
  3. ______________
  4. ______________

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