Below are 60 light-hearted fun speech topic ideas. Either pick one or use them to kick start your own creativity.
(At the foot of the page you'll find links to help you craft your speech.Sadly,intentionally "funny" speeches rarely are, without effort.)
Fun speech topics: list 1
How to procrastinate like a professional - ten top tips
My worst embarrassing experience
5 sure-to-impress excuses for not handing in your homework (getting to work on time, coming home on time...)
How to tell if your cat (dog, goldfish...) needs counselling
How to successfully annoy your parents (co-workers, friends...)
The top 3 strangest hobbies
The secrets your choice of hobby reveal
How to get others to do your work for you without them knowing
Five ways to test if your friends are really your friends
How to successfully fail your exams
My secret life as Mr Magic (Miss Universe...)
How to be the favorite person of everybody
Why junk food is good for you
Why lying well can be useful
How to look intelligent
Humorous speech topics: list 2
The Christmas (birthday) presents I would really like to give my family
5 ways to say 'go away' to an annoying person without appearing rude
The silliest or dumbest accidents
The oddest sports
Vegetables have feeling too
How to tell if a tomato is shy
How to psychologically prepare pumpkins for Halloween
Teaching cabbages to talk
Cruelty to broccoli
Fashion tips for poodles - the latest revealed
Is your dog (cat, goldfish...) intelligent? 10 IQ questions to find out.
Paw readings for dogs. What do those canine's lines reveal? Madame Flo reports on her research.
Teach your pet to talk. Easy step by step exercises to communicate fluently with any animal of your choice.
How to use corporate jargon without embarrassment or ever revealing what you really mean
The uses for a brick (weight, weapon, car back stop...other than it's intended use.)
More funny speech topics: list 3
How to know if your he-man loves you
The funniest tee shirt sayings
The silliest advertising campaign
How NOT to get a date
How to prepare for your first kiss - what a girl should know
How to practice the art of getting others to pick up the tab for you - sponging with style
What a choice of house reveals about its owner - match personality type to dwellings
The weirdest sounding words - what they really mean. How to use them in conversation.
The top 10 words to impress. Examples.
Being beautiful is over rated.
The food I least like to eat and why
They said it. Embarrassing speech blunders of famous people
Mondays should be banned.
And yet more fun speech topics: list 4
The new national holiday is XXX (Decide and theme a day's activity around it. Example: Smile Day
Hairdressing disasters - My worst bad hair day ever
Word replacements. From now on XXX word is forbidden for whatever reason you can think of. In its place we will say XXX and do it for the rest of your speech.
A collection of the world's oddest records - the biggest teaspoon collection, the tiniest person...
The rules of my household are...
What really makes the world go round? The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth about XXX (insert whatever you like)
Words of great wisdom - Things I've learned - never use an electric kettle to boil milk etc
How to look innocent. Guaranteed 100% success
When your mother says 'you look lovely, honey' what is she really trying to tell you? How to decode your parent's conversation
The funniest things I've done or said without intending to be funny
The funniest sayings (expressions) I've heard and where they came from
The best trick that was played on me
Cute or funny things my pets have done
If they could talk, what would they be saying? Walls, chairs, desks, the fridge...
The Beginners Guide to Texting - How to teach your Granny to text.
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To get the best from yourself and your topic do have a look at the following pages. They offer tips, suggestions and examples on how to use humor effectively. It's rare to be a naturally "funny" speaker. Choosing your topic is just the beginning!