Try to find something across a field with a team of three people, but each can only communicate in a certain way:
Person 1 can use non-verbal communication and is facing the playing field.
Person 2 can speak but not see what is going on (facing person 1).
Person 3 is the object finder and is walking BUT is blindfolded (cannot see).
How will you decide who will be which person of the three?
Will you rotate who does which?
What will be the objective in your course?
Should you get someone else to place the object/ objective so that it will be more challenging?
Form groups of three.
The groups should arrange themselves with Person 1 facing towards the playing field, Person 2 standing facing Person 1, and Person 3 standing blindfolded near the rest of their team.
Have one person who is not on a team (a facilitator or observer) hide one object per group of three – they should make it clear which object belongs to which group.
When the objects have been hidden, Person 3 can start their search. They will be given directions from Person 2, who can speak but cannot see the playing field. Person 1 will direct Person 2, but only non-verbally.
The first team to find their object wins! Be safe, and good luck.
What do you know now that you did not know before?
What was the hardest part?
In what ways was this challenge easier and harder than you expected?
What would you do differently next time?
Keep it Simple
Try finding an object using non-verbal communication as you play The Humming Game!