My Responsibilities at Home Social Habits Kindergarten First Term Lesson Notes Week 1

Social Habits Kindergarten First Term Lesson Notes

Subject: Social Habits

Class: Kindergarten

Term: First Term

Week: 1

Topic: My Responsibilities at Home

Sub-topic: Understanding and Demonstrating Responsibilities

Duration: 40 minutes

Behavioural Objectives: By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:

  1. Discuss in simple terms what “responsibility” means.
  2. Mention their responsibilities at home.
  3. Demonstrate some of their responsibilities at home.


  • Responsibility
  • Chores
  • Help
  • Home
  • Clean

Set Induction: The teacher will start by showing a short video or pictures of children doing different chores at home.

Entry Behaviour: Students are familiar with basic tasks they perform at home, such as picking up toys or helping to set the table.

Learning Resources and Materials:

  • Pictures and videos of children doing chores
  • Flashcards with different responsibilities
  • Toy cleaning supplies for role play

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge: Ask students what they do to help their parents at home and discuss how it makes them feel.

Embedded Core Skills:

  • Responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Communication

Learning Materials:

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work for Kindergarten
  • Picture books showing children doing household chores

Instructional Materials:

  • Flashcards
  • Toy cleaning supplies
  • Picture books


  1. Responsibility means doing what you are supposed to do.
  2. At home, responsibilities can include:
    • Picking up toys
    • Helping to set the table
    • Watering plants
    • Feeding pets
    • Making your bed
  3. Responsibilities help keep our homes clean and happy.
  4. Everyone in the family has different responsibilities.


  1. A responsibility is something you are ______ to do.
    a) Asked
    b) Supposed
    c) Forced
    d) Ignored
  2. Picking up your toys is an example of a ______ at home.
    a) Game
    b) Chore
    c) Reward
    d) Problem
  3. Helping to set the ______ is a responsibility.
    a) Bed
    b) Table
    c) Couch
    d) Floor
  4. Watering the ______ is a good responsibility.
    a) Flowers
    b) Toys
    c) Walls
    d) Clothes
  5. Feeding your pet is a ______.
    a) Game
    b) Responsibility
    c) Mistake
    d) Punishment

Class Activity Discussion 

  1. Q: What is a responsibility?
    A: A responsibility is something you are supposed to do.
  2. Q: Why is it important to have responsibilities at home?
    A: Responsibilities help keep our home clean and happy.
  3. Q: Can you name a responsibility you have at home?
    A: Yes, I help pick up my toys.
  4. Q: How do you feel when you complete a responsibility?
    A: I feel proud and happy.
  5. Q: What can you do to help your parents at home?
    A: I can help set the table.


Step 1: The teacher revises the previous topic, “Greeting People.”

Step 2: The teacher introduces the new topic, “My Responsibilities at Home,” by showing a video of children doing chores.

Step 3: The teacher allows the pupils to discuss their responsibilities at home and demonstrate some using toy cleaning supplies.

Teacher’s Activities:

  • Show pictures and videos of children doing chores.
  • Use flashcards to discuss different responsibilities.
  • Guide students in role-playing their responsibilities at home.

Learners’ Activities:

  • Watch the video or look at pictures.
  • Discuss their responsibilities at home.
  • Role-play doing chores.


  • Observe students during role-play.
  • Ask students to mention their responsibilities.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What does responsibility mean?
  2. Can you name a responsibility you have at home?
  3. Why is it important to pick up your toys?
  4. How do you help your parents at home?
  5. Can you show us how you set the table?

Conclusion: The teacher goes around to mark and give feedback on the students’ demonstration of their responsibilities.


This lesson plan aims to provide a comprehensive, engaging, and student-centered approach to teaching responsibilities, fostering a sense of duty and helpfulness among young learners.

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