KEH 138: How to be engaging with both the kids AND the adults

How to be engaging with both the kids and the adults


Download Your Free Resource: Reaching the Hard-to-Reach Children by Samuel Boey

Welcome to Season 7 chapter 138 of the Kids Entertainer Podcast! Today we talked about Kids with short attention spans. Kids and adults will be in the audience. Engaging the adults at kids' gigs and audience management is going to help you book more gigs. Listen to this exciting episode to learn more.

Here are some of the important notes from this episode:

  • How do you keep everyone in the audience engaged, both adults and kids?
  • How to be really good! at entertaining everyone in the room
  • When to speed up your routine up by 25% and add surprises
  • For Adults - have a skilful mind-blowing trick “Monkey jumping through hoop of fire”
  • Be engaging with your show structure, and your patter and questions
  • Setting up the chairs in lines
  • Different humour levels including examples
  • Listening to the kids and react in the moment
  • Have prepared tactics for disruptive kids
  • On booking - ask if there will be special needs kids there that might not like loud noises.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Kids Entertainer Academy

Kids Entertainers Facebook group

Kids Entertainer Hub Facebook page

Now it's your turn!
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Download Your Free Resource: Reaching the Hard-to-Reach Children by Samuel Boey