50 Demonstration Speech Topics

Demonstration speech topics and methods to develop fifty demonstratives for good public speaking step by step. Follow those steps, the tips and answer my questions. The goals could be lots of things: to demonstrate a process and give the audience information while using visual aids. Or to show how to do something, something is done, make something, or something works. I change subjects from time to time. Follow my updated bloglets: I invite you to come back and leave a nice note:

Begin your writing process with selecting some demonstration materials.

Choose for something you know about, then it will be easier to show.

If you can not come up with good public speaking cases for a presentation, then use subjects listed below for inspiration.

Ask: Which of your choices have enough potential to offer your audience valuable and worthwhile information?


Therefore analyze your audience. Especially for demonstration speech topics:

a. Who are they – demographics? E.g. Average age, education, female / male etc.

b. What are their interests or what is their involvement?

c. What do they like or appreciate?

d. What are their needs or perhaps urgent wants?

Use this list of demonstratives to develop your own project for a demonstrative. It can be anything you like. As long as you are able to present the steps of the routine or my proceeding clues. So-called action and demo verbs are unavoidable. Start with one of these example phrases and verbs for setting up demonstrative ideas:

  • How To Make …
  • Fix …
  • Use …
  • Do …
  • … Works
  • … Is Done, Produced or Made

Try it with other verbs. Such as: deal with, draw, handle, execute, create, design, develop, incorporate, integrate, invent, operate, organize, perform, plan, predict, produce or structure. Those words generate attention and they are in nature describing what your public speaking audience can expect.

Like the demonstration speech topics below. Just vary and tweak. All start with the word How:

to cook a pie – or what ever you like to cook 🙂
tie a tie
be a vegetarian
fix a flat tire
create a Halloween mask
clean your car
play piano
change a bank cheque
dress like a princess
play a computer game
make a cocktail
taste wine
organize a surprise party
print a digital photo
eat oysters
register for voting
make Irish Coffee
read music notes
learn playing guitar
use your breath when you sing
make beer
bottle your own wine
become a princess
make your garden full of flowers year around
build a good web site 🙂
clean your swimming pool
clean your golf clubs
make a fast summer salad
make a new candle of old ones
make your own wedding dress
organize your wedding
make a water-colour
build a shed
find a public speaking program that works
prevent injury
develop the best serve in a tennis game
knot a carpet
stop thinking
speak italian
become a good actress
become a famous filmstar
write a filmscript
write a business-like letter
make honey
blow a glass
train your brains
dry your hair
greet japanese people
use the cruise control
make a genealogical tree
start a bed & breakfast
become a policeman
climb a building
make a dancing show
make ice
become the president
be in the chair in a meeting
make a sweet dessert
snow board
board in sand
wrinkle a skirt
calculate your golf handicap
make a golf swing – or public speaking ideas related to your favorite sports.

And so on …

Another way of inventing demonstration speech topics is by associating. Look at the general categories and themes below.

Food and Drink, Household Appliances, Sports Equipment, Outdoor Recreation Travel Trips, Health and Beauty Tips, Home Improvement, Home Decoration, Vintage Cars, Government Science, Nature Medicine, College Games, Culture, Tires and Suspension Trademarks, Travel Packing, Acne Curing, Building Treehouses, Vaccines, Vacuum Cleaners, Valentines Day Dating, Vanishing Tricks, Ventilation Systems, Video Game Consoles, Making Home Videos, Volleyball Techniques, Warm Ups and Stretching Training Methods, Water Polo Rules, Wind Turbines, Tasting Wine Vintages, Woodworking, How to Write a Testimonial About Yourself, Sales Elevator Pitches, Yoga for Starters Programs … Et cetera.

Can you come up with any good teaching instructions and directions, on methods for doing, fixing or preparing mechanics or for accomplishing a honest task or reaching the intented aims with different kinds of conversable?

9 Technical How To

Technical how to speech topics to present information and instructional steps in a demo oral. To explain a techie or complicated issue to educate a public speaker must be concrete; do not only talk about abstract theories but describe it, make it vivid with visual aids, common metaphors and comparisons to ordinary live.

International fitting sizes;
the different measurements for sizes in the United States and standards used in other coutries, all about the yards, feet, inches, meters, centimeters and their history. You can limit these technical how to speech topics to clothing only.

show how to create a nice short animated movie or funny cartoon from a series of 2 D images. Give the full set of instructions while you are showing what you mean step by step. Start with a simple animated character, an avatar-like puppet that jumps over a wall.

the working and the urgent need of using a topical product that absorbs and even reflects the ultraviolet sun beams. Eveyone like to sit in the sun, althoigh not everyone is aware that sun protection is important to prevent the damaging effects of sunlight on the long term.

Hard Disk Drives;
how to recover data for a damaged hard drive, what does the police, government agencies, criminal investigation departments and internationally respected authorities do with modern technology to discover storages media on a computer.

April Fool’s Day;
the best speech topics for a funny how to fool someone are from hoaxes and practical jokes on the First of April; give examples – your main points – in a top 3 on notoriety, absurdity and originality of the sense of humor that’s being used.

Tree Climbing Techniques;
provide an adequate training in tree climbing for recreational climbers, discuss the gear, ropes and knots. And don’t forget the forest ethics!

Birth control pills;
how does the Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill or C O C P, containing the estrogen and progestin hormones, stop an ovulation.

Mosaic Tile Projects;
for decorating your kitchen, bedroom, living areas and even the garden wall. Tell your public step by step in this technical topic how to do it.

Room Air Conditioners;
how are energy efficient and reliable systmes designed to meet your comfort needs, and which special technology is used?

One advice to help you with making things easier: Most audiences relate to technology issues in general, so again, don’t get to technical and avoid highly complex demonstratives when exploring these nine technic possibilities.

Heterogeneous Varation by Praneeth Babu Marella

Well, I wrote these demonstration speech ideas because I have to do a demonstrative presentation in my class and I experienced how hard it is to pick a topic:
Fly an starters RC plane (it is not easy to fly it believe me);
Scribe a good poem;
How to be an ninja (PS Joking sorry);
How to fly an real RC plane (only show this outdoors and only if you are good);
Pot a plant;
Make a birdhouse;
Build a model;
Make jello Jigglers;
Arrange flowers;
Polish Shoes;
Decorate a cake;
Stamp geeting cards;
Make ornaments;
Color eggs;
Make a pinata;
Fold napkins in a funny way;
Tie Die shirts;
(I will try to add more)

How To Draw

Draw a Bearded Collie dog, an Abyssinian cat, a Swallow Belied Mangalitza pig, a Dwarf Hotot bunny.

Have Good

To make a picture frame, to do a magic card trick, to draw a cartoon animal, to kick a soccer ball, to do origami, to make flowers out of tissue, to make a ribbon necklace, to make a friendship bracelet, to play indian poker, to play basketball, to hit a volleyball, to make homemade gatorade, throw a baseball the right way, to knit a crochet, to braid hair.

How to Play Baseball
You could talk about the rules – show how to swing a bat – also show how to feild – to run the base’s hit homerun’s.

baseball lecture

Caps and Hats
Describe in speaking instructions lessons how you can tailor made you school sports and collegiate caps and hats with logos in the latest styles and trends. And for affordable prices. Your speech topics could be about the steps you have to take in getting cool caps for your friends. And the call to action could be: let us get those for us all. If you succeed in convincing and persuading them it would be great.
Further I will advice you to spice up your demonstration address with some persuasive arguments topics!

Tanya’s How To
get your keys out of a locked car
fix a flat tire on a bicycle
saddle horse (I did this and tooka video of saddling my horse and narrated it to my audience)
to be a good student
to make jewelrey.


Dirt Pudding
For the dirt pudding you will need: 4 cups of milk, 2 packages of instant chocolate pudding, 16 ounces of cool whip, You also need: 32 ounces of crushed oreos, 16-20 clear cups.

Horse Riding
Saddle a horse, bridle a horse, clean and scrub a hore back, bath a hore tenderly, feed a horse water, feed a goat or sheep, bottle feed a baby goat nice and slow.

Planning a wedding: all the preps and the day itself.

Demonstrate …
riding a unicycle.
riding a bicycle.
making a scarf.
catching a fish.
sewing something.
making origami.
feeding a chicken.
cooking a meal.
using a remote.
eating really fast.
making someone or yourself faint.
using pressure points.
doing self-defence.

Mosaic From a 4-H’er
Set a table, build a birdhouse, plant a garden, make a scrap book, make friendship bracelets, any type of food, make a duct tape wallet, make a piece of clothing, blow a bubble with gum, make play dough, make paper beads, write a letter, tie your shoe, make soap, any type of mathmatical method, make a snow globe.

These are just a few demos that I have done or thought about. Make sure when conducting your demonstration to make it fun, catchy, and full of personality. This will make the judges or audience. It can also make it memorable to take first place!

Also, it is important to describe why it is important to know how to do what you are demonstrating or how it can be useful. And also warnings or things to look out for as far as safety goes. This generally comes in the conclusion. Also, if there is something that is inexpensive, than include prices of the supplies.

For example: If you choose for a playdough. You could say that in comes in handy for a craft project while babysitting or it makes a great craft project and take home in vacation bible school. Be sure to not let the children eat the any of the supplies or finished product. Children may need parental supervision.

While it is not always necessary, judges often find it impressive if you list and discuss the nutrition facts in a food talk and point out a positive health benefit.

For example: ‘Peanut butter is a sweet treat the contains no cholesterol, but has a lot of protein in it.’

This shows your judges or audience you have complete knowledge of the subject.

Random Things You’ve Never Thought Of
Act like a blind sea horse, bring animals back to life using facial hair, create a dinasour out of burnt pop tarts and ashes, use the three unforgivable spells in harry potter, flex a bust out of a steel box, tame a huge dragon after stealing it from its true master, win a cage match against a sea lion and a goat create a weird odd monster using black magic.

More Things To Talk About

make-up stuff

Not apply makeup.
To text effective and clear messages.
To make a paper airplane.

Your Central Idea and Purpose
Determine the specific purpose of your matter in hand. State it in one simple sentence. E.g. I want to demonstrate how to ___ .

Determine the central idea of the text. In other words: a clear factual statement. Construe representing features or delineate the stages by using ppt picture and figure slide sheets.

They see at once what your try on is about and why you want to share it.
E.g. It is important to preserve family recipes and this project is the best way in which to do that..

How to Introduce
Once you have decided on a demonstration topic, write an attractive, effective and interactive attention getting introduction. Think about these sample elementary preliminary parts:

    • Tell them what you are going to teach – metaphor of sell – them.


  • Why you choose to demonstrate this topic.



  • Why your listeners should know how to do it. Give them a sneak peek of a few benefits.



  • Tell them that they are going to do it themselves in a couple of minutes and that the only thing your audience have to do is follow your instructions.


Your Outline
You have picked out some good demonstration speech topics? Present and demonstrate it to your listeners step by step.

Lay out in clear terms the procedure – the particular course of actions. You could consider a series of tactical exercises to help them feel what you mean. Design some kind of an approach for acquiring and applying the knowledge you want to share in class.

So, arrange the steps. Show the activities or moves you have to make in a logical chronological order. Describe the details. Be clear.

Do not think the audience will understand your demonstration speech topics immediately in a snap. Let them feel free to ask you questions after each step, before you procede.

Conclude each step in one not complicated phrase. Perform these action checks on the main points before you jump to the next step of this expansive tutorial.

Basic example: How To Subscribe For A Internet Newsletter

Step 1: Fill in the blanks – name, email, etc.
Step 2: Submit your request.
Step 3: Check your mailbox if you have received a confirmation email.
Step 4: Perform the action they ask in the mail.

Just show them how to do it, step by step. Read my checklist? Okay, we move forward:

The Delivery Of Your Demonstration Speech Topics
First and for all remember this ground rule: think about the rules and time limit of the assignment. Plus apply these eight public speaking tips for delivering your demonstration speech topics:

1. Visual aids, like objects, actual items, models or drawings can help you. Do bring them in. For large object, ask your teacher of course how to handle …

2. Include personal stories and examples to illustrate all.

3. Provide each audience member the proper materials and ingredients to practice.

Paul Dickson Author is corresponding the aspiration to demonstration speech topics 4. Insure everyone is participating – keep eye contact, laugh and make some funny remarks in between the lines.

5. Look around you and see if your audience is following you. If not, repeat some. There are always people who do not understand at once, but are to shy to admit in public, assist them to jump over the hump.

6. Ask yourself if someone in the audience would assist you with your demonstration. Stay patient and polite and help if needed.

Do not make a fool of that volunteer: praise her or his efforts in loud and clear supporting terms. You can do it!

7. Close with a memorable summary or with a sharply defined call to action.

8. Ask if there are any questions raised. And leave a photocopied handout of the explored information for people who want to know more:

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