Touch Blue

Touch Blue

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In this icebreaker, the teacher calls out a colour to touch. Each student then has to go touch something with that colour. 

  • Group Size Unlimited
  • Time Frame 5-30 minutes
  • Facilitation Level Beginner
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    Online & Offline

In this icebreaker, the teacher tells the students to touch something in a particular colour. Each person then has to touch something with that colour.


Get people to move,


The teacher calls out, for example: “Touch something blue!” Each student then goes to touch something with that colour. The teacher continues with different descriptions of colours or textures.
Things can get more complex with specific instructions, for example, to touch something soft with the foot.


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Further resources

If you are looking for more ideas for ice breakers, check out this post How to improve students engagement in virtual settings: PETaL experience – AMPLIFIER Platform (

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