50+ Demonstration Speech Topic Suggestions
Use this list to create and develop your own topics for a demonstrative speech. It
can be anything you like. As long as you are able to present the steps in the process.
Start with one of these example phrases first:
How To Make ...
How To Fix ...
How To Use ...
How To Do ...
How ... Works
How ... Is Done/Produced/Made
And try it with other verbs. Like the demonstration speech topic ideas below.
For instance just vary and tweak these ones:
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 make a cocktail
to taste wine
to organize a surprise party
to print a digital photo
to eat oysters
to register for voting
to make Irish Coffee
to read music notes
to learn playing guitar
to use your breath when you sing
to make beer
to bottle your own wine
to become a princess
to make your garden full of flowers year around
to build a good 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 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 actrice
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 calculate your golf handicap
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
And so on ... :-)
Or invent ideas by associating. Look at the general categories below.
Can you come up with any How To demonstration speech topics?
Food & Drink
Health & Beauty
The Purpose Of Your Demonstration Speech Topics
Determine the specific purpose of your speech topics. State it in one simple
For example: I want to demonstrate my audience how to _______ .
The Demonstration Speech Topic Idea
Determine the central idea of your text to speech. In other words: a clear
demonstration speech topic statement. Describe what your demonstration is about
and why you want to share your ideas.
Example: It is important to preserve family recipes and this project is the best way
in which to do that.
Introduce Your Demonstration Speech Topic
Once you have decided on a speech topic, then create an attractive, effective and
interactive attention getting introduction.
Think about this kind of 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.
Demonstrate It Step By Step
You've picked out a good demonstration speech topic? Okay, by now write down the
steps of your topic. Present a step by step method. Show the activities or moves you
have to make in a logical chronological order. Describe the details of each step.
Be clear. Don't think the audience will understand your demonstration speech topics
immediately. Conclude each step by summarizing the main points so far.
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
Think about the rules and time limit of the assignment.
Eight other tips for delivering your demonstration speech topics:
1. Visual aids and other materials - like objects, actual items,
models, or drawings - can help you.
2. Include personal stories and examples to illustrate your topics
for an informative speech.
3. Provide each audience member with materials 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
7. Close your informative speech with a memorable summary of
8. Ask if there are any questions about your demonstrative
By now, you have developed a blueprint for good demonstration speech topics.