Equipment: Marker, White Board, Blindfold
Group Size: 4-10 ( The more the merrier)
Time: 10-20 minutes
Effective Age Group: 12 and above
How to play Blind Drawing?
- Similar to pictionary, the facilitator (who is not involved in the game)creates note cards of words belonging to following category:
People, Places or Animals: For example Abraham Lincoln or One horned Rhinos
Action: For example Punching or doing a surgery
Object: A familiar object like a car or bookshelf
Something difficult : Like Niagra Falls
or something abstract: love or hate
- A player is chosen at random. He picks a card and reveals the category but not the phrase. He is blindfolded and asked to draw his word at the marker board.
- The rest of the players guess the word on the basis of the picture he has drawn.
- Award one point if the other players can correctly guess the word.
- The player with most points wins the game.
- Don’t put enormously hard words on flash cards, you can be funny with your choice as long as you do not put something like hypnotized chicken on the note card.
- The picture drawn should not have any number or letter in it.
- The players can not use any hand gesture or produce any sound while drawing. If found doing so, the player is eliminated from the round. You can even penalize a point as a more severe punishment.
- Instead of having facilitator decide the word, you can choose your own words and shuffle them up.
- Blind Drawing helps to improve your visual interpretation skills.
- This game also helps to improve your deduction skills, deducing a picture drawn by a blind man, that’s so Sherlock, right?
- This game bolsters non verbal communication between team mates.
- Blind Drawing also helps to improve your drawing skills as well as power of imagination.