Public Speaking: Introductory Speech

9-11 Years
About the playshop

Kids will be introduced to the fundamental skills required to create and deliver an introductory speech, while we guide them to write and organise key-points and practice techniques of memorisation, voice modulation and speech delivery.

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  1. Social Skills - Kids will learn learn how to overcome stage fright & build confidence required to speak to an audience

  1. Physical Skills - Kids will learn how to speak clearly and audibly without straining their voice.

  1. Intellectual Skills - Kids will learn to select and organize information for their speech

  1. Creative Skills - Kids will learn how to use voice articulation for better expression

Playshop schedule
60 minutes
  • Introduction

    5 minutes

    Welcome and greetings

  • Warm Up

    5 minutes

    Facilitator leads learners through a quick vocal warm-up

  • Introduction to Public Speaking

    10 minutes

    Kids are introduced to public speaking

  • Writing a Speech

    20 minutes

    Kids write a short introductory speech

  • Presenting a Speech

    15 minutes

    Kids participate in activities that introduces them to voice modulation techniques

  • Feedback

    5 minutes

    Facilitators and kids reflect on their learnings

Requirement - Laptop


Requirement - High speed internet

High speed internet

Requirement - White A4 sheet

White A4 sheet

Requirement - Pencil/Pen


Playshop Partner
Caroline Abraham

Public Speaking Expert

Caroline has been trained in Theatre and Reading for Performance under Firoza Bharucha of The Poona Arts Theatre. Her work with the National Institute of Value Education covers short story adaptations and puppet shows for children. As a facilitator, her focus is on creating safe spaces where children can express themselves authentically with confidence. She is also a writer whose work for children has been published with Hachette and DFC. She completed her Master's in English Literature from Delhi University and has children's literature certification from the University of Sussex.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How can my child join if the Zoom link is full?

As Zoom has an upper limit of 300 attendees, participation via Zoom takes place on a first come first serve basis. In case your child is unable to join via Zoom, you can participate via the live stream of the session on our YouTube channel:

What is a Playshop?

Playshops are short exploratory sessions that allow children to try their hands at different extracurricular activities to discover something that they love and find new interests to pursue.

How are Playshops priced?

All Playshops are currently free to attend!

What can my child learn in Playshop?

Playshops are offered in dance, arts & crafts, theatre, photography and much more. Please visit to see a list of upcoming Playshop sessions.

What does my child need to attend a Playshop?

A list of requirements for each Playshop can be viewed that Playshop's page. Further, the requirements for a specific Playshop will be communicated to you upon registration. However, the common requirement for all Playshops is a device(desktop, tablet or mobile phone) with a strong internet connection.