Crazy Eights

generate multiple visual ideas for the same concept

Crazy Eights

What is Crazy Eights?

Crazy Eights is an ideation method in which each participant visualises or describes eight ideas on eight fields in one minute each.

Under time pressure, many ideas are developed with a lot of creativity, without limiting the thinking process.


How does Crazy Eights work?


What is a good example for Crazy Eights?

Imagine that you're running an ideation workshop and want to come up with a diverse array of ideas on how to bring your remote colleagues together in a meaningful way.

Crazy Eight gives you 8 potential variations of your idea in 8 minutes to spin your thinking even further.


Who invented Crazy Eights?


Crazy Eights Template Download

Crazy Eights Miro Template

  1. Click the button below, to open the Crazy Eights Miro Template
  2. In Miro click on the name of the board in the upper-left corner, to see the board info card
  3. Click on the Duplicate button in the info card to add the template into your own account.
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Crazy Eights Mural Template

  1. Click the button below, to open the Crazy Eights Mural Template
  2. In the new tab click on Create mural from template to create a new Mural board with the template in your account

Tip: You can also click "Save for later" to save the template into your account and use it in the future.

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Crazy Eights PDF Template

To download the Crazy Eights PDF Template, simply click the button below.

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Questions & Answers

How can I edit the Crazy Eights template?
Duplicate either the Miro or Mural Crazy Eights template. All you need for that is a free account on one of the platforms. From there you can fully edit and adapt the template content and colors to your own needs.
Can I share the Crazy Eights template with others?
Yes, absolutly! Feel free to share this template with your team, colleagues or organisation. The best way to do this, is to send them a direct link to the template.
Is it possible to print the Crazy Eights template?
Yes, you can print the Crazy Eights template. To do so, simply download the PDF version of this template. The PDF version is in A4 format, vector-based and can be printed in high-quality on large size. The best paper size for printing is A1, because it's still portable but gives you enough space to work on.
Do I need a payed Miro or MURAL account to use the Crazy Eights template?
No, a payed Miro or Mural account won't be necessary to use this template, because you can always use the free plan for both tools. Or if you exceed the limits of the free plan, you can always download this template as a PDF.
What is the license for this template?
This template is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0. In short that means, you are free to download, copy and share the template. But while doing so, you must give appropriate credit and provide a link to the Crazy Eights template website.