Blind Retriever


In this fun and challenging blindfold activity, groups are split into smaller sub-teams and must compete against each other to try and retrieve an object. One person is blindfolded in each team and directed by a team mate to try and find the object before the other team do.

Equipment Required: 1 x blindfold per team, markers, object to retrieve (can be anything: water bottle, ball etc)
Space Required: Medium-Large. Delivered indoor or outdoors. The bigger the space the better.
Group Size: 8-24 (per instructor split into smaller teams)

Total Time: 40 minutes

  • 5 minutes to brief and set up
  • 25 minutes to achieve outcome
  • 10 minutes to review and debrief

Suggested Learning Outcomes

  • Communication
  • Cooperation
  • Trust
  • Leadership
  • Review and reflection

The full description for Blind Retriever can be found in our eBook, The Team Building Activity Book. The eBook provides easy to follow, step by step instructions for leading the activity including full activity notes, activity setup, safety and rules, challenge variations, coaching points and review questions. The book also features 29 other team activities that guaranteed to inspire and motivate your team. Check it out here.



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