• Class: Primary 2
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 8
  • Age: 6 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Pre Vocational Studies
  • Curriculum Theme: Home Economics
  • Topic: Home Furnishing
  • Content: Types Of Home Furnishing

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

  • Define Furnishing
  • Identify 2 types of home furnishings.
  • List 5 furnitures found in the home.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Course Book
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks (List your relevant textbook here)

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures of various home furnishings
  • Chart or board for drawing
  • Markers
  • Flashcards with furniture names

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding types of home furnishing is crucial for creating a comfortable and functional living space. It also introduces pupils to basic knowledge of home management.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have a basic understanding of different rooms in the home.


Content Development: Home Furnishing

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsQuestion and AnswerDiscuss different rooms in a home. Ask pupils to mention home furnishings they know.Participate in the discussion, mention known furnishings.
Definition of Furnishing6Planned Repetition and LectureDefine Furnishing, explain that it includes furnitures, fittings and decorations, and guide the pupils to repeat and memoriseListen attentively and Participate in the planned Repetition
Types of Home Furnishing7 minsDiscussion and DisplayDisplay pictures of various home furnishings. Discuss and identify types of home furnishings.Observe and identify different home furnishings.
List Furniture7 minsGroup ActivityDivide pupils into groups. Ask each group to list furniture found in specific rooms.Collaboratively list furniture in assigned rooms.
Note Taking 3 minsWriting Provide a brief summary of types of home furnishings.Copy key points into their notebooks.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about the types of home furnishings and furniture found in the home.Respond to questions individually.
Conclusion 2 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson. Emphasize the importance of home furnishings in daily life.Share thoughts on the lesson.

Note to Pupils:

Meaning of Furnishing

Furnishing are furnitures, fittings and decorative accessories in a home.

Types Of Home Furnishing

  1. Furniture: These are movable objects that are designed to support various human activities, such as seating, sleeping, and storage. They include; Chairs, reading tables, Bed, Canter table, Stools, foot rests, head lamps, etc.
  2. Fittings: These are fixed or attached elements that contribute to the overall functionality and ease in the home, they can’t be moved around like furniture. They include ; doorknobs, handles, faucets (water taps), Showers, Wardrobe, Bathtub, WC Toilets, ceiling fans and light fixtures, etc.
  3. Decorative Accessories: These are ornamental items that enhance the visual appeal of a space. Examples include throw pillows, artwork, vases, candles, mirrors, rugs, photo frames, decorative bowls, statues, and bookends.


  1. Can you name three types of home furnishings we discussed today?
  2. In which room do you find a bed? A dining table?
  3. List three pieces of furniture commonly found in the living room.

Note to Teachers:

Customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources.

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Last Update: December 29, 2023