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Blindfold game are fun and interesting way to challenge one’s senses. All the attention goes on the listening skills and it works out as a great experiential learning in Hyderabad The blindfold games require coordination and team efforts where one person has to listen to the others. This develops dependency in the team, understanding and coordination between the fellow mates. Most of the outbound experimental trips, adventure events and team building activities include blind fold games as the must needed games for team building. All it requires is around half an hour of time, a rope and a blindfold.
These blindfold games can be played indoors or outdoors with around a group of 12 to 15 people ideally. Blindfolding games impel the team members to work out more closely, thus developing the habit of closer working relationships. Some games are memorable which makes the team members to sit and talk about them later. Few blindfold games are intentionally made hard to watch the team effort the other members are putting.
Blindfold games are fun but the priority still lies in the safety to play them. Many travel organizations plan team building programs for corporates and appoint trained officials to make the team play the fun games keeping in mind all the safety measure. Make sure here are no hard objects or sharp corned objects kept around while playing the blind fold games. It’s always fun to play the blind fold games on softer grounds or grassy areas. Always try playing a test run game before, to avoid any pitfalls or accidents while actually playing it. Always remember, prevention is better than cure.
Here are some of the tips and tricks of interesting blindfold games
Lay a set of key in a room. Now let the blindfolded guy is the protector of the keys where other members of the group try to retrieve them. The blindfolded guy sits in the middle of the area on the floor, close to the keys.one by one try to move closer to the blindfolded key keeper to grab the keys, but if the key keeper points at you at any time before you could grab the key, you need to go back to the start point. Only one personal can attempt to grab the keys at one time. This game requires concentration, diligent moves and coordination with lots of inbuilt fun.
Organize the team in a circle and choose any one person to become the shadow of the group. Make the shadow person walk behind the blindfolded group. The shadow will stand behind each person for 3 seconds. If the person detects someone standing behind him good, else the shadow taps on his shoulder and claps thrice to make the person knee down and is officially out from the game. The game is full of mystery and suspense. It requires coordination and concentration. Once the person catches the shadow of the game, they themselves become the shadow and the game is restarted again.
First choose the time of animals like dogs, cats, elephants or horses. The blind animals’ works well with a huge group which can further be divided in sub teams with a specific animal type. Now mix all the members of each group and blindfold them. The catch of the game is that, now the members of the same animal type have to find themselves by making noises of the animal they are. Whichever group brings all its members together fast wins the game. The concept behind this blind fold game is understanding, hearing out each other in the team and participating! To make it more interesting, spread out chits of n=animal names to the team members so that with open eyes, prior to game none knows who al are actually the team members of a particular animal type group.
To start with blind rope line, the first thing you require is a rope! Rope is sued to mark a straight line on the floor. Lead all the team members around 10 m away from the rope line. Now pick up each blind folded individual and challenge them to walk the line while trying to stay as close as possible to the rope line. The goal is to walk the entire length of the pw without stepping on it or walking too far away from it. Other team members can guide or distract the person walking the line. This blindfold game requires enough space. There are risks of falling involved hence the game should be played on plains keeping in mind all safety measures. Blind fold rope line is indeed an enjoyable experience for all team members.
Color blind is a team problem solving blindfold activity. The team is given a kit with set of shapes with few pieces missing. Now, by logical reasoning and independent communication the team has to work out the shape and color of the missing pieces.as they sort the shapes and figure out colors, the team wins. This game is made more challenging by setting the timer and dividing the team into 2 sub-teams or more. This game lasts for around 30 minutes.
There are many other interesting blind fold games involved which can be played depending on the type of the team and size of the team. There are some interesting traditional blind fold games as well like blind man bluff, where one person is blindfolded and he finds other members of the group. Pin the tail on the pony is also an interesting game where on an outline picture of a pony the blind folded person has to pin the tail at the right place by standing a foot away from the drawing. The traditional games are fun and pull the team members back to their childhood days to relive the old memories. Blindfold games are an interesting way to build communication, coordination and team spirit in all the members hence emphasizing on team building!