Revision Home Economics Primary 4 Week 11 First Term Lesson Notes / Plans 

Subject: Home Economics

Class: Primary 4

Term: First Term

Week: 11

Topic: Revision – Needle Craft

Sub-topic:

  1. The Meaning of Needle Craft
  2. Articles Made from Needle Craft
  3. How to Make Any Article with Needle Craft

Duration: 40 minutes

Entry Behaviour: Students should recall basic knowledge of needle craft and identify a few items made through needle craft.

Key Words: Needle Craft, Articles, Handicrafts

Behavioural Objectives:

  1. Define Needle Craft.
  2. List articles made from Needle Craft.
  3. Demonstrate basic steps to make an article with Needle Craft.

Embedded Core Skills:

  1. Fine motor skills
  2. Creativity
  3. Problem-solving

Learning Materials:

  1. Examples of needlecraft articles
  2. Needles and threads
  3. Fabric scraps
  4. Charts and diagrams

Content of the Lesson:

  1. Definition of Needle Craft
  2. Examples of Articles Made from Needle Craft
  3. Step-by-Step Guide on How to Make Any Article with Needle Craft

What is Needle Craft? Needle Craft refers to the art of creating decorative or functional items using a needle and various materials like fabric, thread, and yarn. It involves techniques such as sewing, embroidery, and knitting.

Can you name two articles made from Needle Craft? Two articles made from Needle Craft are embroidered handkerchiefs and knitted scarves.

Describe the materials needed for Needle Craft. Materials for Needle Craft include needles, threads, fabrics, yarn, embroidery hoops, and scissors.

What are the steps involved in making an article with Needle Craft? The steps in making a needlecraft article include selecting materials, creating a design, threading the needle, stitching or knitting according to the design, and finishing with any necessary embellishments.

Why is Needle Craft considered a valuable skill? Needle Craft is considered valuable as it fosters creativity, improves fine motor skills, and allows individuals to create personalized, handmade items.

Give an example of a needlecraft item you have seen before. An example of a needlecraft item is a cross-stitched bookmark with intricate patterns.

How does needlecraft contribute to creativity? Needle Craft encourages creativity by providing a medium for individuals to express themselves through unique designs, colors, and patterns.

What is the importance of using different stitches in Needle Craft? Using different stitches adds texture and detail to needlecraft projects, enhancing the overall aesthetic and allowing for a variety of artistic effects.

Explain the term “handicrafts.” Handicrafts refer to items made by hand using traditional skills, often involving intricate craftsmanship and artistic expression.

How can you use Needle Craft in daily life? Needle Craft can be used in daily life to create practical items like clothing, home decor, and accessories, adding a personal touch to one’s surroundings.

Answer the following questions 
  1. Needle Craft involves creating decorative or functional items using a __________ and various materials. a. Brush b. Needle c. Hammer d. Pencil
  2. Two articles made from Needle Craft are embroidered __________ and knitted scarves. a. T-shirts b. Handkerchiefs c. Socks d. Hats
  3. The materials needed for Needle Craft include needles, threads, fabrics, yarn, __________, and scissors. a. Paint b. Beads c. Embroidery hoops d. Glue
  4. The steps in making a needlecraft article involve selecting materials, creating a __________, threading the needle, and stitching or knitting according to the design. a. Recipe b. Song c. Design d. Movie
  5. Needle Craft is considered valuable as it fosters creativity, improves fine motor skills, and allows individuals to create personalized, __________ items. a. Mass-produced b. Handmade c. Digital d. Mechanical
  6. An example of a needlecraft item is a cross-stitched __________ with intricate patterns. a. Poster b. Bookmark c. Calendar d. Journal
  7. Needle Craft encourages creativity by providing a medium for individuals to express themselves through unique __________. a. Numbers b. Designs c. Colors d. Letters
  8. Using different stitches in Needle Craft adds __________ and detail to projects. a. Size b. Color c. Texture d. Weight
  9. Handicrafts refer to items made by hand using traditional skills, often involving intricate craftsmanship and artistic __________. a. Creativity b. Expression c. Style d. Production
  10. In daily life, Needle Craft can be used to create practical items like clothing, home decor, and __________. a. Gadgets b. Furniture c. Accessories d. Electronics
  11. One of the materials needed for Needle Craft is an __________, used to secure fabric for embroidery. a. Easel b. Umbrella c. Embroidery hoop d. Guitar
  12. The steps in making a needlecraft article include finishing with any necessary __________. a. Attachments b. Embellishments c. Decorations d. Stitches
  13. A needlecraft project typically begins with selecting the appropriate __________ for the intended item. a. Color b. Season c. Song d. Size
  14. Needle Craft contributes to creativity by allowing individuals to experiment with different __________ and patterns. a. Numbers b. Shapes c. Symbols d. Lines
  15. Handicrafts often involve a combination of artistic skills and __________ to create unique items. a. Imagination b. Mathematics c. History d. Geography

Presentation of Lesson Content:

  • Step 1: Introduce Needle Craft and show examples.
  • Step 2: Discuss articles made from Needle Craft.
  • Step 3: Demonstrate how to make a simple article using Needle Craft.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Explain the meaning of Needle Craft.
  • Display various needlecraft articles.
  • Guide students through the process of making a simple item.

Learners Activities:

  • Listen and ask questions.
  • Observe needlecraft examples.
  • Attempt to create a small item using needlecraft.

Assessment: Observation of students’ participation and ability to follow the steps in creating a simple needlecraft article.

Ten Evaluation Questions:

  1. What is Needle Craft?
  2. Can you name two articles made from Needle Craft?
  3. Describe the materials needed for Needle Craft.
  4. What are the steps involved in making an article with Needle Craft?
  5. Why is Needle Craft considered a valuable skill?
  6. Give an example of a needlecraft item you have seen before.
  7. How does needlecraft contribute to creativity?
  8. What is the importance of using different stitches in Needle Craft?
  9. Explain the term “handicrafts.”
  10. How can you use Needle Craft in daily life?

Conclusion: Summarize the key points of the lesson and encourage students to practice Needle Craft at home.

Homework: Create a small needlecraft item at home and be ready to share it with the class in the next lesson