Income yielding crafts are craft items that are produced for sales. For example, beads, apron and cap, baskets, bags, pots, artworks, etc. These craft items are produced with hands and special skills in return exchange for money. Some of these crafts can be used for decoration of self or the home.
TYPES OF INCOME YIELDING CRAFTS
There are hundreds, if not thousands of different varieties of handicrafts. The following list of crafts is included merely for illustrative purposes.
Appliqué, Crocheting, Embroidery, Felt – making, Knitting, Lace – making, Macramé, Quilting, Tapestry art, Weaving.
Wood – carving, Wood – turning, Cabinet making, Furniture making, lacquerware.
Paper Modelling, Collage, Decoupage, Origami paper folding, Papier mâché.
- Pottery and Glass Crafts
Ceramics (earthenware, stoneware, porcelain), Mosaic Art, Glass Bead making, Glass Blowing, Glass Etching, (see Stained Glass Art Materials/Methods).
Metalwork involving processes like embossing, repoussé work, engraving, enamelling (types include champlevé, basse taille, cloisonné, plique-à-jour), granulation and filigree decoration. For more, see: Jewellery: History, Techniques.
- Other Examples of Craftwork
Basket weaving, beer – making, book – binding, doll – making, enamelling, floral design, ikebana, knife – making (cutler), Leatherwork, Metalwork, model – making, tattoo – designing, toy – making.
INVITES A PROFESSIONAL CRAFTS MASTER TO DEMONSTRATE HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE CRAFTS.
Step 1: Teacher revised the previous topic
Step 2: Teacher introduces the new topic
Step 3: Teacher explains the new topic
Step 4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions
Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils
- State 3 types of craft with examples.
- Demonstrate and produce a craft with improvise materials.
- Display the crafts for sale.