Fabric Decoration By Tie and Dye Methods Cultural and Creative Arts Primary 5 Third Term Lesson Notes Week 4

THIRD TERM 5 CULTURAL AND CREATIVE

Lagos State Primary 5 Cultural and Creative Arts Lesson Plan: Week 4


Subject: Cultural and Creative Arts

Class: Primary 5

Term: Third Term

Week: 4

Topic: Fabric Decoration by Tie and Dye Method

Sub-topic: Steps in Tie and Dye

Duration: 40 Minutes


Behavioural Objectives:

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Define tie and dye.
  2. List the materials needed for tie and dye.
  3. Explain the steps in the tie and dye process.
  4. Create simple tie and dye patterns.

Key Words:

  • Tie
  • Dye
  • Fabric
  • Pattern
  • Color

Entry Behaviour:

Pupils are familiar with basic fabric materials and have seen colorful patterns on clothes.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • White cotton fabric
  • Fabric dye (various colors)
  • Buckets
  • String or rubber bands
  • Gloves
  • Water

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge:

Pupils have previously learned about different types of fabrics and basic fabric care.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Creativity
  • Critical thinking
  • Hand-eye coordination

Reference Books:

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Primary 5 Cultural and Creative Arts Textbook

Instructional Materials:

  • Samples of tie and dye fabrics
  • Pictures of different tie and dye patterns

Content:

Definition of Tie and Dye:
Tie and dye is a fabric decoration method where parts of the fabric are tied and then dyed to create patterns.

Materials Needed:

  1. White cotton fabric
  2. Fabric dye
  3. String or rubber bands
  4. Buckets
  5. Gloves
  6. Water

Steps in Tie and Dye:

  1. Prepare the Fabric: Wash the fabric.
  2. Fold and Tie the Fabric: Fold or twist the fabric and tie it with string or rubber bands.
  3. Prepare the Dye: Mix the dye with water in buckets.
  4. Dye the Fabric: Dip the tied fabric into the dye.
  5. Set the Dye: Leave the fabric in the dye for the recommended time.
  6. Rinse and Dry: Rinse the fabric in cold water and let it dry.

Fabric Decoration by Tie and Dye Methods


1. Introduction to Tie and Dye:

  • Definition: Tie and dye is a method of decorating fabric by tying parts of it and dyeing it in colors.
  • Purpose: It creates beautiful patterns on clothes and other fabrics.

2. Materials Needed:

  • Fabric: White cotton fabric is best.
  • Dye: Fabric dyes in different colors.
  • String or Rubber Bands: For tying the fabric.
  • Buckets: For mixing dyes.
  • Gloves: To protect your hands from dye.
  • Water: For mixing dye and rinsing fabric.

3. Steps in Tie and Dye:

  1. Prepare the Fabric:
    • Wash the fabric to remove any dirt or chemicals.
  2. Fold and Tie the Fabric:
    • Fold or twist the fabric in different ways to create patterns.
    • Use string or rubber bands to tie parts of the fabric tightly.
  3. Prepare the Dye:
    • Mix the dye with water in buckets according to the instructions.
  4. Dye the Fabric:
    • Dip the tied fabric into the dye.
    • You can use one color or multiple colors.
  5. Let the Dye Set:
    • Leave the fabric in the dye for the recommended time.
    • The longer it stays, the darker the color.
  6. Rinse and Dry:
    • Rinse the fabric under cold water until the water runs clear.
    • Remove the strings or rubber bands.
    • Let the fabric dry completely.

4. Examples of Tie and Dye Patterns:

  • Spiral Pattern: Twist the fabric in a spiral and tie it.
  • Stripes: Fold the fabric in accordion pleats and tie at intervals.
  • Circles: Pinch small sections of the fabric and tie them tightly.

5. Benefits of Tie and Dye:

  • Creativity: Encourages creative expression.
  • Unique Designs: Each piece is one-of-a-kind.
  • Fun Activity: Enjoyable for both children and adults.

6. Safety Tips:

  • Always wear gloves to protect your hands.
  • Work in a well-ventilated area.
  • Follow the dye instructions carefully.

Examples of Tie and Dye Patterns:

  1. Spiral Pattern 🌪️:
    • Twist the fabric into a spiral and tie with rubber bands.
    • Apply different colors to different sections.
  2. Stripes Pattern 📏:
    • Fold the fabric back and forth like an accordion.
    • Tie it at intervals to create stripes.
  3. Circles Pattern 🔵:
    • Pinch small parts of the fabric and tie them tightly.
    • Each tied section will create a circle.

Fabric decoration by tie and dye methods:

  1. Tie and dye is a method of decorating _______. a) wood
    b) metal
    c) fabric
    d) paper
  2. The best fabric to use for tie and dye is _______. a) silk
    b) cotton
    c) polyester
    d) nylon
  3. You need _______ to tie the fabric. a) string or rubber bands
    b) glue
    c) tape
    d) nails
  4. Dye is mixed with _______ in buckets. a) oil
    b) milk
    c) water
    d) vinegar
  5. To protect your hands, wear _______. a) socks
    b) gloves
    c) hats
    d) shoes
  6. Before dyeing, you should _______ the fabric. a) paint
    b) wash
    c) cut
    d) sew
  7. The _______ pattern is made by twisting the fabric in a spiral. a) circle
    b) stripe
    c) flower
    d) spiral
  8. The fabric should be _______ to create patterns. a) painted
    b) glued
    c) tied
    d) folded
  9. After dyeing, rinse the fabric with _______ water. a) hot
    b) cold
    c) warm
    d) salty
  10. You can use _______ colors of dye. a) one or many
    b) no
    c) only two
    d) only three
  11. To make a stripes pattern, fold the fabric like an _______. a) triangle
    b) square
    c) accordion
    d) octagon
  12. The longer the fabric stays in the dye, the _______ the color will be. a) lighter
    b) darker
    c) softer
    d) smaller
  13. After dyeing, let the fabric _______ completely. a) dry
    b) boil
    c) freeze
    d) burn
  14. The tie and dye method encourages _______ expression. a) angry
    b) sad
    c) creative
    d) lazy
  15. Each tie and dye piece is _______. a) the same
    b) unique
    c) boring
    d) broken

Fabric Decoration by Tie and Dye Methods: Class Activity Discussion for Primary 5 Pupils


1. What is tie and dye?

Tie and dye is a method of decorating fabric by tying parts of it and dyeing it in colors.

2. What fabric is best for tie and dye?

Cotton fabric is the best for tie and dye.

3. What materials do I need for tie and dye?

You need fabric, dye, string or rubber bands, buckets, gloves, and water.

4. How do you prepare the fabric for tie and dye?

Wash the fabric to remove any dirt or chemicals.

5. How do you create patterns in tie and dye?

Fold, twist, or pinch the fabric and tie it with string or rubber bands.

6. How do you mix the dye?

Mix the dye with water in buckets according to the instructions.

7. How do you dye the fabric?

Dip the tied fabric into the dye, making sure all parts are covered.

8. How long should the fabric stay in the dye?

Leave the fabric in the dye for the recommended time to get the desired color.

9. What do you do after dyeing the fabric?

Rinse the fabric under cold water until the water runs clear.

10. How do you dry the dyed fabric?

Remove the strings or rubber bands and let the fabric dry completely.

11. What is a spiral pattern in tie and dye?

Twist the fabric into a spiral and tie it before dyeing.

12. How do you make stripes in tie and dye?

Fold the fabric like an accordion and tie it at intervals.

13. How do you make circles in tie and dye?

Pinch small sections of the fabric and tie them tightly to create circles.

14. Why wear gloves during tie and dye?

Gloves protect your hands from the dye.

15. Why is tie and dye fun?

It allows you to be creative and make unique designs.


Presentation:

Step 1: Revising the Previous Topic

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Ask pupils about the different types of fabrics they have learned about.
  • Discuss the importance of fabric care.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Pupils respond to questions about fabrics.

Step 2: Introducing the New Topic

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Show samples of tie and dye fabrics.
  • Explain the definition and purpose of tie and dye.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Pupils observe and ask questions about the samples.

Step 3: Steps in Tie and Dye Process

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Demonstrate each step in the tie and dye process.
  • Use pictures to show different patterns.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Pupils follow the demonstration and ask questions.

Step 4: Pupils’ Contributions

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Ask pupils to share any experiences with tie and dye.
  • Encourage pupils to suggest their own patterns and methods.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Pupils share ideas and experiences.

Step 5: Practical Activity

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Guide pupils in creating their own tie and dye patterns.
  • Ensure safety by monitoring the use of dyes and gloves.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Pupils create their own tie and dye fabrics.

Assessment:

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What is tie and dye?
  2. Name two materials needed for tie and dye.
  3. What is the first step in tie and dye?
  4. How do you prepare the dye?
  5. What do you do after dipping the fabric in dye?
  6. Why do we tie the fabric?
  7. What kind of fabric is best for tie and dye?
  8. How do you make a spiral pattern?
  9. Why is it important to wear gloves?
  10. How do you set the dye in the fabric?

Conclusion:

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Go around to check pupils’ work.
  • Provide feedback and corrections as needed.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Pupils display their tie and dye fabrics.
  • Pupils clean up their work areas.

Homework:

  • Pupils should draw and label the steps in the tie and dye process.

This lesson plan aims to make the learning process engaging and hands-on, ensuring pupils understand and can apply the tie and dye method.

 

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