Employ Props Successfully

Visual, Audio, and Physical

What does this mean?

You will use props in a way that is helpful to the audience, but doesn't take away the main focus of what you're trying to get across.

Purpose

It will help your audience get a better understanding of your topic/ message.

What does it look and sound like?

There can be pictures, videos, and physical objects.

Advice on how to successfully employ props.

  • Make the props relevant to your message/ topic.
  • Make sure people can see the prop, mostly if it's a larger audience.
  • Don't overuse props.
  • Try to keep it hidden until you need the prop.
  • Don't just randomly show the prop, talk about it a little before showing it.