Executive Functions Worksheets

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Are you ready to enhance your collection of fun executive functioning activities and help your client improve their organization, planning, and decision-making processes? 

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Executive Functions Worksheets

Our collection of executive functions worksheets may improve your client’s cognitive abilities. With our PDF downloads, you can conveniently build therapy plans using these worksheets. If you are not a clinician, you can use these to engage your cognitive skills as well! 


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Embark on a thrilling journey to the untamed landscapes of the wild, wild West! Test your memory and recall abilities as you navigate through images and their locations on a grid inspired by America’s frontier. This engaging exercise challenges participants to utilize their spatial memory skills and attention to remember the placement of various objects amidst the rugged terrain.

Drawing inspiration from our digital exercise, “Objects Where Are You,” this mini activity enhances visual-spatial memory recall—a skill essential for everyday tasks such as recalling objects in familiar surroundings. Whether you’re preparing for a trip out west or simply honing your memory skills, this exercise provides a stimulating opportunity to sharpen cognitive abilities.

This mini-activity promises excitement and mental stimulation, ideal for individuals aged 4 and above, as well as adults with a penchant for the Wild West. Challenge your seniors to join in the fun and experience the thrill of the frontier in a whole new way!

Inside this mini, you’ll find a captivating 6 visual-spatial memory recall exercises and engaging bridging questions. Step into the shoes of a pioneer and embark on a memorable journey through the wild, wild West today!

Check out our collection of other Objects, Where are You worksheets → 


Earth Day meets cognitive training in this mini. In this mini, participants will test their semantic knowledge and visual attention by sorting various waste items into color-coordinated bins. As the number of bins increases, so does the specificity of the items that can and should be placed in each one. This attention-based worksheet packet reinforces the importance of recycling and challenges cognitive skills related to categorization and organization.

About Secret Files

Inspired by our popular digital exercise, Secret Files, this engaging recycling activity packet combines fun and education of proper recycling ways for individuals of all ages. Sorting items based on their category is an essential skill we use every day. Working on these activities might be a great addition to your therapy worksheet collection.

Earth Day Uses

Perfect for celebrating Earth Day or as a standalone educational activity, this recycling packet is suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities. Preschoolers and seniors alike will enjoy these recycling worksheets’ vibrant colors and interactive nature.

You’ll find 5 engaging recycling activities and thought-provoking bridging questions in this packet. Dive into the world of recycling education and environmental awareness with this captivating worksheet packet today! Check out our other sorting activities today! → 


Step into the holiday spirit with our festive and engaging activity: Holiday Scene Search! Channel your inner Sherlock Holmes as you embark on a search for hidden presents and decorative items in each holiday scene. This fun and interactive worksheet sharpens executive functioning skills while spreading holiday cheer. Based on our digital exercise, Private Eye, your client will have a blast discovering this scene and searching for the items in question.

What is trained? 

As you navigate through the holiday scenes, you’ll exercise essential executive functioning skills, including attention to detail, visual perception, and cognitive flexibility. By honing these skills, your client will not only become a master at finding hidden treasures. You may also engage your client’s ability to stay organized and attentive in various tasks and activities.

Whether you’re preparing holiday cards, organizing decorations, or simply enjoying the festive season, Holiday Scene Search offers a delightful way to challenge your client’s cognitive abilities while indulging in the holiday spirit. We believe that this mini will be great for all ages! Children aged 3+ will love the scene exploration.

What’s inside: 6 pages and bridging questions

Are you looking for other Christmas-themed activities? Check out our other Christmas worksheets → 


Amidst the whirlwind of holiday festivities, maintain your focus with our captivating executive functioning task: Number-Letter Switching Activities! Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of whimsical holiday backgrounds as you seamlessly transition between numbers and letters in this invigorating activity. Crafted to elevate cognitive flexibility, this exercise empowers you with effective strategies to navigate through varying stimuli and fend off distractions from the vibrant seasonal setting.

Drawing inspiration from our digital exercise, Hurray for Change, this task offers a dynamic way to sharpen your cognitive skills while immersing yourself in holiday cheer. Whether you’re a child, a senior, or an individual grappling with attention and task-switching deficits, this activity provides a valuable opportunity to refine time management and organizational skills.

Inside this mini, you’ll discover 8 captivating number-letter switching activities paired with thought-provoking bridging questions. Prepare to embark on a festive journey filled with mental agility and holiday delight!

Don’t miss out on the holiday fun—explore our collection of Christmas-themed worksheets for more festive challenges! → 


Mental movement is a complex cognitive skill needed to plan things out. It helps with visual-spatial skills and the ability to organize information, make mental-visual comparisons, and overall decisions based upon order or comparison.

In this worksheet, we’re providing you with 4 exercises to use with your clients to practice strategies related to mental movement, whether mentally moving a ball from one hoop to another or remembering where objects are placed. You are using language clues and space markers to solve a sentence. Or even mentally reflecting on a pattern, this packet has all that and more. Your client will be exposed to different task requirements, all sharing the underlying component of mentally moving objects.

This worksheet challenges: working memory, attention, visual-spatial skills, and language.

Included inside: 19 worksheets and bridging questions


Are you a good baker? Put together various pies in as few moves as possible. Be careful! Don’t forget the toppings! Clients will learn all about organization, metacognition, and attention to detail during this exercise. This packet will challenge your ability to plan and make decisions, which are key components of executive functioning.


Prepare for a cinematic adventure at an international film awards show with our engaging worksheet! As you immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of the event, you’ll be tasked with remembering verbal and visual information related to the various awards and their recipients. This exercise is a valuable opportunity to hone your memory skills and develop strategies for recalling specific details in a given context.

From the names of the awards to the individuals who receive them, this worksheet will challenge you to retain and recall intricate details associated with each prestigious honor. By practicing this exercise, you’ll enhance your ability to remember verbal and visual information and refine your overall memory recall strategies.

Join us on this cinematic journey and discover the thrill of remembering key details amidst the excitement of an international film awards ceremony. With popcorn in hand and your memory skills ready, you will surely enjoy this immersive and entertaining activity.

Our digital exercise, “I Remember You,” inspired this mini. From recalling names and faces, everyone uses this activity daily.


Use the worksheets in this packet to help practice inference skills. Your patient must use their semantic memory, visual attention, and verbal processing skills to complete the exercises in this packet. We’ve used exercises like Writing in the Stars and Embroidery to help your patient work on verbal inference skills. Basketball in NY works on sequencing inferring skills. Our last activity, Decipher, is our ultimate decoding and inferring task. If your patient loves this packet, they will enjoy our digital program!

This packet is great for students in 5th grade or older. Individuals who want to work on their language skills after a stroke. Or anyone who wants to try decoding these fun language exercises.


Included inside: 12 language worksheets and bridging questions.


Dive into the depths of memory with our engaging fish-themed mini! Designed to challenge patients and therapists alike, this mini offers a fun and immersive way to test your ability to remember different types of fish. With vivid imagery and captivating exercises, you’ll feel like you’re exploring an aquarium as you work through each worksheet.

Adaptable and versatile, this mini can be used independently or combined with the digital version “Gulf Stream“. Whether you want to enhance your client’s working memory or sharpen their attention skills, these activities provide valuable cognitive stimulation in an enjoyable format.

Inside, you’ll find 8 dynamic worksheets that will transport you to an underwater world filled with colorful fish. Each activity offers a unique opportunity to flex your memory muscles, from identifying different species to recalling their characteristics. This mini will be great for kids as young as 3 and as old as 103! Download it today to have fun looking at fishes during your therapy groups or one-on-one sessions!

Challenge yourself or your clients with these engaging exercises, and watch your client’s memory skills flourish! Check out our other Gulf Stream activities today! → 


Comparing and contrasting information can be a difficult task for anyone. In this exercise, you must compare and contrast images in two sets to see which images have been substituted. Clients will be able to differentiate between items and analyze information better. This exercise requires extensive attention to detail, which will help you complete tasks such as correctly taking medication, responding thoroughly to work emails, and becoming more conscious of your environment.


Are you looking for effective ways to support individuals with Aphasia in improving their language and cognitive abilities? Our carefully crafted packet makes practicing language fun! We understand that many individuals possess remarkable intelligence but face language-related challenges. Our goal is to empower clinicians with resources to help them overcome Aphasia and enhance their communication skills hopefully.

In this packet, you’ll find five engaging activities based on our language-based digital exercises. These exercises are strategically designed to address the underlying language components individuals may struggle with. Providing these exercises may enable your clients to make significant progress in their language abilities.

In addition to language improvement, our worksheets also target other essential cognitive functions required for language success. Other cognitive skills engaged in this packet are:

  • Executive Functioning: Our exercises challenge executive functions, helping individuals with Aphasia enhance their decision-making, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Working Memory: These worksheets engage working memory, a vital cognitive skill necessary for retaining and processing information effectively.
  • Attention: Our exercises promote focused attention, a crucial skill for clear communication and daily activities.

We believe that with the proper tools, clinicians can create environments of learning and recovery. It is for that reason that we develop worksheets like this and more. Make sure also to download our other free worksheets. We release free mini worksheets 2x a month.

Included inside: 17 worksheets and bridging questions.

Looking for more resources? Check out our other aphasia-focused worksheets →




Comparing and contrasting information can be a difficult task for anyone. Many people struggle with analyzing and processing the difference in items. In this exercise, you must compare and contrast images in two sets to see which images have been substituted. This exercise requires extensive attention to detail, which will help you complete tasks such as correctly taking medication, responding thoroughly to work emails, and becoming more conscious of your environment.

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What is Executive Functions?

Executive functions refer to the cognitive processes involved in inhibition, decision-making, problem-solving, learning, and retrieving the correct information we have learned previously to complete a task. We use this when we plan out our days or decided if we should go out with friends at 9pm or to go bed. It is an essential cognitive function

Why should I use your Executive Functioning Worksheets for Adults?

In truth, if you’re searching for comprehensive executive functioning worksheets for adults in PDF format, you’re in the right place. Our PDF downloads address various aspects of executive function, including working memory, cognitive flexibility, and emotional regulation. All while looking fun and not childish. We have a team of graphic designers who work on our products. 

Do you have other activities?

Yes, we do! All of our worksheets are based on our digital tool, HappyNeuron Pro. In fact, if you enjoy using these worksheets we highly recommend checking out the capabilities of our digital tool. Additionally, by integrating our digital tool, you may just save yourself time and money all while building a strong therapeutic toolbox

Why do you have Executive Functioning Activities for Adults?

Executive functioning is essential for success in both personal and professional life. Without strong executive functioning skills, individuals may have lower mental agility, an inability to stress management, and trouble with goal setting. Additionally, some new research suggests that strengthening executive functioning skills helps psychosis. Check out some of our recent research → 


Why Choose HappyNeuron Pro's Executive Functions Worksheets?
  • Expertly Designed: Our worksheets and activities are designed by experts who specialize in enhancing executive functions for adults.

  • Proven Results: Many individuals have benefited from our resources, experiencing improved executive functioning skills and life satisfaction. In view of this, if your client enjoys these, check out our digital exercises for executive function →

  • Convenient PDF Format: Download, print, and engage in executive functioning exercises at your own convenience.



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