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Demonstration Speech

150+ Ideas For Demonstration Speech Topics

Use this list of demonstrative speech topics to develop your own topics for a demonstrative speech. It can be anything you like. As long as you are able to present the steps of the demonstration or process speech topics. Start with one of these example phrases for setting up demonstrative speech ideas first:

  • How To Make ...
  • How To Fix ...
  • How To Use ...
  • How To Do ...
  • How ... Works
  • How ... Is Done, Produced or Made
And try it with other verbs. Like the demonstration speech topics below. Just vary and tweak.
How:
  1. Clean your teeth.
  2. Coordinate clothes for any occasion.
  3. Sign for the deaf.
  4. Apply decorative stencils.
  5. Roll clothes to pack a suitcase.
  6. Make stain-glass.
  7. Read nutrition labels.
  8. Defend yourself against an attacker.
  9. Plan a home fire escape.
  10. Stencil tile.
  11. Set-up an e-mail account.
  12. Change oil in your car.
  13. Play the drums.
  14. Change a baby's diaper.
  15. Swing a golf club.
  16. Putt a golf ball.
  17. Pot flowers.
  18. Prune roses.
  19. Make a simple children's game.
  20. Make peanut butter bars.
  21. Splint a broken leg or ankle.
  22. Keep a healthy puppy.
  23. Succeed in an interview.
  24. Hang wallpaper.
  25. Shoot a free throw.
  26. Pack a backpack.
  27. Use a compass.
  28. Hit a baseball.
  29. Catch a fly ball.
  30. Sell an athletic shoe.
  31. Put on scuba gear.
  32. Fillet a fish.
  33. Install a car stereo.
  34. Get a slim waistline.
  35. Play the saxophone.
  36. Apply makeup.
  37. Apply Theater make-up.
  38. Install a dimmer switch.
  39. Make a pumpkin lantern.
  40. Call a turkey.
  41. Play a guitar.
  42. Purchase a new car for the lowest price.
  43. Serve a tennis ball.
  44. Apply, care, and remove contact lenses.
  45. Restore a piece of antique furniture.
  46. Write a resume.
  47. Find a rental home or apartment.
  48. Set a formal dinner table.
  49. Choose car insurance.
  50. Build a bookcase.
  51. Weave a basket.
  52. Hang curtains.
  53. Change a tire on a bike.
  54. Budget your monthly income.
  55. Wrap a gift professionally.
  56. Tie-dye a shirt.
  57. Wash your clothes properly.
  58. Bathe a baby.
  59. Arrange flowers.
  60. Give a manicure.
  61. Administer CPR.
  62. Administer the Heimlich Maneuver.
  63. Iron clothes.
  64. Use a bow and arrow.
  65. Water ski.
  66. Do simple ballroom dancing.
  67. Take a picture with a 35-mm camera.
  68. Landscape your front yard on a shoestring budget.
  69. Fold napkins for a formal dinner party.
  70. Trim your thighs with exercise.
  71. Build bigger biceps.
  72. Care for your compact discs.
  73. Bake cookies.
  74. Improve your bowling score.
  75. Sew a button on a blouse.
  76. Carve a pumpkin.
  77. Draw cartoon characters.
  78. Make your own valentines.
  79. Recycle in your home.
  80. Frame a picture.
  81. Buy toe shoes.
  82. Play soccer.
  83. Register for college.
  84. Write a children’s story.
  85. Mow the lawn.
  86. Organize your closet.
  87. Dye your hair.
  88. Plan a little kid party.
  89. Make Playdough.
  90. Groom your pet.
  91. Set up a tent.
  92. Make a piñata.
  93. Square dance.
  94. Refinish a front door.
  95. Play a video game.
  96. Bunt, or hit a baseball.
  97. Plant a vegetable garden.
  98. Plan a wedding.
  99. Milk a cow.
  100. Stuff a turkey.
  101. Write a poem.
  102. Make deviled eggs.
  103. Make and fly a kite.
  104. Wash and detail a car.
  105. Decorate a Christmas tree.
  106. Tenderize meat.
  107. Make fudge.
  108. Ride a horse.
  109. Program your vcr.
  110. Make a cut up t-shirt look great.
  111. Cross stitch.
  112. Get a date.
  113. Break dance.
  114. Make Bar B Que sauce.
  115. Create a power point presentation.
  116. Make scrapbooks.
  117. Knit.
  118. Install sprinklers.
  119. Play football.
  120. Clean carpets.
  121. Juggle.
  122. Make paper carnations.
  123. Decorate a float.
  124. Make Ice cream.
  125. Balance your checkbook.
  126. Program your cell phone.
  127. Make a web page.
  128. Apply fake fingernails.
  129. Frost and decorate a cake.
  130. Ride a skateboard.
  131. Surf.
  132. Do the chicken dance.
  133. Plan a baby shower.
  134. Grow a herbal garden.
  135. Wax your car.
  136. Make a paper airplane.
  137. Download or upload files on the computer.
  138. Make an emergency kit for your car.
  139. Make an earthquake kit for your house.
  140. Change a flat tire.
  141. Do yoga.
  142. Fit a child on a bicycle.
  143. Choose a bottle of wine for dinner.
  144. Save money clipping coupons.
  145. Polish or shine shoes.
  146. Start a fire in the fireplace.
  147. Plan a romantic date.
  148. Play the games in Las Vegas.
  149. See Disneyland in one day.
  150. Make a swan out of origami.
  151. Make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
  152. Make wedding favors.
  153. Ride a bike.
  154. Design a sprinkler system.
  155. Run a garage sale.
  156. Plan a vegetarian meal.
  157. Groom your dog.
  158. Train your dog.
  159. Backpack through Europe.
  160. Remove acoustic ceilings.
  161. Lay bricks.
  162. Create a water garden.
  163. Build a gazebo.
  164. Make your own jelly.
  165. Plan a picnic.
  166. Make a subway sandwich.
  167. Plant seasonal flowers.
  168. Grow and prune a bonsai tree.
  169. Safely view the eclipse.
  170. Make finger paints.
  171. Make a Halloween costume.
  172. Make a rug.
  173. Do needlepoint.
  174. Can peaches.
  175. Clean sparkplugs.
  176. Prune bushes in the shape of animals.
  177. Build a sandcastle.
  178. Make pancakes.
  179. Make a root beer float.
  180. Perm your hair.
  181. Braid hair.
  182. Create a work out schedule.
  183. Accessorize your outfits.
  184. Line dance.
  185. Twirl a baton.
  186. Play the cello.
  187. Fold the American flag.
  188. Make a card house.
  189. Shave your legs.
  190. Trim and wax your mustache.
  191. Clean your silk plants.
  192. Drop kick a soccer ball or a football.
  193. Eat with chopsticks.
  194. Plan an eight course meal.
  195. Play piano.
  196. Read music.
  197. Straighten your hair.
  198. Groom a pig.
  199. Make an omelet.
  200. Build a castle with Legos.

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

to make a golf swing - or demonstration speech topics related to yóur favorite sports

 

 

And so on ...

Another way of inventing demonstration speech topics is by associating. Look at the general categories below. Can you come up with any good how to demonstrative speech ideas?

Food and Drink, Household, Sports, Recreation, Health & Beauty, Home Improvement, Decoration, Cars, Government Science, Nature, College Games, Culture, Etcetera ...

Purpose Of Your Demonstration Speech Topics

Determine the specific purpose of your speech topics. State it in one simple sentence. For example: I want to demonstrate how to ___ .

Central Demonstration Speech Topic Idea

Determine the central idea of your demonstration speech text. In other words: a clear demonstration speech topic statement. Describe what your demo presentation is about and why you want to share it.
Example: It is important to preserve family recipes and this project is the best way in which to do that.

Introduce Your Demonstration Speech Topics

Once you have decided on a demonstration speech topic, write an attractive, effective and interactive attention getting introduction. Think about these sample introductions:

  • Tell them what you are going to teach them.
  • Tell them why you choose to demonstrate this topic.
  • Then tell them why your listeners should know how to do it.
  • 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 Demonstrative Speech Topics Outline

You've picked out a good demonstration speech topic? Present and demonstrate it to your listeners step by step. So, outline the steps of your topic. Show the activities or moves you have to make in a logical chronological order. Describe the details. Be clear. Don't think the audience will understand your demonstration speech topics immediately. Conclude each step. Do the demonstration process topic checks on the main points before you jump to the next step of this demonstrational speech topics tutorial.

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.

Just show them how to do it, step by step.

Delivery Of Your Demonstration Speech Topics

First and for all: think about the rules and time limit of the public speaking assignment. And apply these eight public speaking speech tips for delivering your demonstration speech topics:

1. Visual aids, like objects, actual items, models or drawings can help you.
2. Include personal stories and examples to illustrate your topics for a demonstrative speech.
3. Provide each audience member materials and ingredients to practice with.
4. Insure everyone is participating.
5. Look around you and see if your audience is following you.
6. Ask yourself if someone in the audience has to assist with your demonstration.
7. Close your speech with a memorable summary.
8. Ask if there are any questions about your demonstrative speech topic ideas.

By now, you developed a blueprint for good demonstration speech topics.



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