Occupational Therapy -> Executive Function -> Planning


Planning is a cognitive skill which involves thoughts and ideas which will help reach a goal. Figuring out the steps required to reach the goal are also part of the planning processes. Planning is important in completing everyday tasks such as grocery shopping, completing homework or a project, getting to work on time, etc. Occupational therapists can work on the skill of planning as it relates to any daily routine or activity which is important to an individual.


  • Thank You Firefighters - Labor Day preview

    Thank You Firefighters - Labor Day

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Thank you letter. Labor Day. Language Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Writing Worksheets. Occupations. Workers.

  • Birthday Invite preview

    Birthday Invite

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Two Birthday Invites and 2 worksheets related to the birthday. One is about our 5 senses and how we feel when it is our birthday or the birthday of our friends, and the other worksheet is a colorin...

  • Jobs and Occupations preview

    Jobs and Occupations

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Guess cards game, Wordsearch game, and Guess the job based on descriptions.

    Includes activity list
  • Father's Day preview

    Father's Day

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    12 pages of various worksheets and decoration ideas for Father's Day for the different age groups.

  • School Bus preview

    School Bus

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    School Bus. Kindergarten. School Bus Safety. Transportation Routine. Occupational Therapy Resource. Language Resource. 2 Informational sheets with pictures, 1 worksheet with questions about present...

    Includes activity list
  • Snowlike Substance Recipe - For Play preview

    Snowlike Substance Recipe - For Play

    Virginia Ingram, CCC-SLP

    Sensory Integration Resource. Kiki makes a snowlike substance on a not so snowy day.

    Includes activity list
  • Easter Egg Decoration Photo Story preview

    Easter Egg Decoration Photo Story

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Photo album and step-by-step visuals for the Easter Eggs Decoration decoupage style recipe.

  • Kiki is Flying Comic preview

    Kiki is Flying Comic

    Virginia Ingram, CCC-SLP

    Learn about Kiki’s unique way of flying and how an Occupational Therapist ends up working with Kiki. A great comic for OT month (or anytime you want to discuss what an OT does). Includes a blank co...

    Includes activity list
  • Two-Step Directions At School preview

    Two-Step Directions At School

    Kevin Dias

    With this resource you can work on having your patient follow two-step directions for situations they may often encounter at school.

    Includes activity list
  • Holiday Breakfast Menu preview

    Holiday Breakfast Menu

    Glenna Nave

    Restaurant Ordering Food Resources. Daily Living. Occupational therapy. Handwriting Resource. The holiday breakfast menu features an assortment of breakfast foods and prices to create your own brea...

    Includes activity list
  • Thanksgiving Menu preview

    Thanksgiving Menu

    Glenna Nave

    Handwriting Resource. Fine Motor Resources. Writing Worksheet. Occupational Therapy Resource. Use this Thanksgiving menu activity to practice handwriting skills.

    Includes activity list
  • Back to School Word Hunt preview

    Back to School Word Hunt

    Bethany Ayer

    A quick 1 page printout to get back in the 'back to school' mindset. Have your client write as many items as they can think of for each category.

    Includes activity list
  • Connect the Dots/Easter preview

    Connect the Dots/Easter

    Teodora Gajic Bakic, MOT, OTR/L

    Three worksheets with connect-the-dots images. Watering can up to #30, Easter basket up to #45, and Easter bunny up to #69

  • Butter Recipe preview

    Butter Recipe

    Virginia Ingram, MS, CCC-SLP

    This is a recipe for making butter that can be used in just about any therapy session. The recipe is very easy but requires persistence and the ability to stay on task. Prep ideas: • Print and lami...

    Includes activity list
  • Kiki's Holiday Breakfast Story preview

    Kiki's Holiday Breakfast Story

    Bailey Morgan, MA, CCC-SLP

    A story about Kiki who is planning to make breakfast for the holidays. The story focuses on planning, making lists, requesting, problem solving, following a recipe, and more.

    Includes activity list

Goal Bank

  • Given supervision, Ramiro will follow 5 steps 5 of 5 steps in a recipe to make a simple recipe to demonstrate executive function skills such as planning, problem-solving, and task initiation over 5 therapy sessions.
  • Cecilia will utilize compensatory strategies (e.g., write/draw items, repeat words, visualize) to increase verbal memory of 5 or more items during timed intervals (e.g., 5 minute up to 5 day) with 80% accuracy and moderate cues for 5 sessions over 5 weeks of therapy.