Outside Maintenance Lesson Ideas

  • visit a store that carries paint supplies and ask prepared questions about painting and equipment that is available

  • visit the library and research information on household repairs including books, magazines and videos

  • watch a home repair/home improvement show

  • create your own home repair/home improvement show

  • interview various repairmen

  • interview a person from a cleaning agency with prepared questions

  • write a radio commercial to encourage people to save energy
  • write an article for the local paper about recycling
  • choose an area of the town to keep clean over a period of time
  • write a children’s play about recycling and saving energy