Hey there, planner addicts! You know, I constantly see posts in our planner communities seeking inspiration for planner ideas and things to track in their fabulous planners. Are you one of them? No worries, you've stumbled upon the perfect spot!

“What things should I put in my planner?”

“How to use a planner when you don't have plans?”

“What should a weekly planner layout include?”

I totally get it when people say they're unsure what to put in their planners (Yay! We're not alone!). Maybe you're just a planner aficionado who adores having a delightfully chunky planner filled with pages begging for writings, stickers, and doodles. Whatever your reason, I know you're on the hunt for more planner possibilities!

And guess what, my friend? You're in luck! Because I've got you covered with a mega list of over 200 planner ideas to tuck into your planner. You could take these ideas and custom-create your bujo layouts or start from blank pages, but wait, there's more! Whenever I have a matching freebie OR planner printable up in the shop, I'll pop in the links for you. Happy planning!

Over 200 planner ideas to help you fill up your planner pages!

Okay, planner friends, buckle up! Here's an epic list of 200 planner ideas for you, organized by categories!

Calendars and Dates Planner Ideas

  • Monthly calendar
  • Weekly calendar
  • Yearly overview
  • Important dates
  • Anniversaries
  • Bill due dates
  • Medical appointments
  • Family events

Entertainment Planner Ideas

  • Movie/TV show watchlist
  • Book reading list
  • Concerts and events
  • Game night plans
  • Hobbies and interests
  • Podcast recommendations
  • Local attractions to visit
  • Streaming service log


  • Exercise routine
  • Meal planning
  • Water intake tracker
  • Sleep log
  • Mood tracker
  • Medication log
  • Self-care activities
  • Mental health journal

Menu Planner Ideas

  • Weekly meal plan
  • Grocery lists
  • Recipe collection
  • Meal prep schedule
  • Favorite meals list
  • Seasonal produce guide
  • Allergy/dietary restrictions
  • Family meal ideas

Crafts & DIY

  • Project ideas
  • Craft supply inventory
  • Techniques to learn
  • Online class schedule
  • Craft fair dates
  • DIY gift ideas
  • Completed projects log
  • Inspiration and Ideas board

Home and Auto

  • Cleaning schedule
  • Home maintenance log
  • Home improvement projects
  • Vehicle maintenance log
  • Gardening/plant care guide
  • Seasonal decoration ideas
  • Room-by-room organization
  • Emergency preparedness plan

See Also: What should be in a home management binder?

Personal Finance and Budgeting

  • Monthly budget
  • Savings goals ($500 Savings Challenge Tracker)
  • Debt repayment plan
  • Expense tracker
  • Bill payment checklist
  • Income tracker
  • Financial goals
  • Tax documents log

To-Do Lists and Habit Trackers

  • Daily tasks
  • Weekly tasks
  • Monthly tasks
  • Habit tracker
  • Goal setting and progress
  • Priority lists
  • Routines (morning, evening)
  • Time management techniques


  • School schedules
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Chore charts
  • Milestones and memories
  • Clothing sizes
  • Immunization records
  • Playdate schedules
  • Birthday party planning


  • Vaccination records
  • Vet appointments
  • Grooming schedule
  • Feeding routine
  • Pet supply inventory
  • Training goals
  • Pet sitter information
  • Favorite pet products

Relationship Planner Ideas

  • Date night ideas
  • Communication log
  • Special moments
  • Relationship goals
  • Love language reminders
  • Anniversaries and milestones
  • Friends' birthdays
  • Gift ideas for loved ones

Holidays, Birthdays, and Parties

  • Holiday traditions
  • Gift lists and budgets
  • Party planning checklist
  • Birthday calendar
  • Special occasions
  • Seasonal activities
  • Holiday menus
  • Party theme ideas

Travel Planner Ideas

  • Vacation planning
  • Packing lists
  • Travel budget
  • Sightseeing wish list
  • Travel memories
  • Road trip ideas
  • Hotel reservations
  • Local activities

Work and Side Hustles

  • Work schedule
  • Project deadlines
  • Meeting notes
  • Income goals
  • Side hustle ideas
  • Networking contacts
  • Professional development
  • Skills to learn

Beauty and Self-Care

  • Skincare routine
  • Hair care routine
  • Makeup Inventory
  • Favorite products list
  • Self-care activities
  • Pampering routine
  • New product wish list
  • Beauty appointments

Wedding Planner Ideas

  • Wedding planning timeline
  • Budget tracker
  • Vendor contacts
  • Guest list
  • Seating chart
  • Bridal party info
  • Gift Registry
  • Honeymoon planning

Trying to Conceive and Pregnancy

  • Prenatal appointment schedule
  • Pregnancy milestones
  • Baby name ideas
  • Baby gear shopping list
  • Nursery planning
  • Baby shower planning
  • Birth plan
  • Postpartum care plan


  • Class Schedule
  • Assignment deadlines
  • Exam dates
  • Study plans
  • Project planning
  • Extracurricular activities
  • School events
  • Parent-teacher conference notes

Spiritual Growth

  • Meditation log
  • Prayer requests
  • Inspirational quotes
  • Gratitude Journal
  • Reading reflections
  • Acts of kindness
  • Personal affirmations
  • Spiritual goals

Personal Development Planner Ideas

  • Goal setting
  • Vision Board
  • Books to read
  • Online courses
  • Skills to learn
  • Networking events
  • Journal prompts
  • Inspirational quotes

Whew! There you have it, planner pals: a comprehensive list of 200 planner ideas across various categories to keep you inspired and organized.

Here's another batch of 20 random or “other” planner ideas to keep your creativity flowing!

  1. Seasonal bucket lists: Create a list of activities you want to do each season, like apple picking in the fall or beach trips in the summer.
  2. Passwords and logins: Keep track of important account information, but make sure it's stored securely!
  3. Gift-giving log: Record gifts given and received to help with thank-you notes and future gift ideas.
  4. Acts of kindness: Plan and track acts of kindness to brighten others' days.
  5. Dream journal: Record your dreams and analyze patterns or themes.
  6. Social media planner: Schedule your posts and content for personal or business use.
  7. Quotes and lyrics: Collect your favorite quotes, song lyrics, or poems for inspiration.
  8. Daily affirmations: Write down positive affirmations to start each day with a boost of confidence.
  9. Kitchen Inventory: Organize and stop overbuying!
  10. Subscription tracker: Monitor your monthly subscriptions, costs, and renewal dates.
  11. Recipe experiments: Track new recipes you've tried and note any tweaks or improvements for next time.
  12. Volunteer opportunities: Research and plan for ways to give back to your community.
  13. Language learning: Set goals and track progress for learning a new language.
  14. Clothing inventory: Organize your wardrobe and identify items to donate or purchase.
  15. Climate action: Plan for eco-friendly choices and track your progress towards a greener lifestyle.
  16. Weekly or monthly reflections: Assess your successes and challenges to facilitate growth and improvement.
  17. Life milestones: Record significant life events and accomplishments to look back on.
  18. Family tree: Research and map out your family history.
  19. Personal growth challenges: Set monthly personal growth challenges, like adopting a new habit or learning a new skill.
  20. Brain dump: A dedicated space for jotting down random thoughts, ideas, or tasks that pop into your mind.

With these extra 20 planner ideas, you'll have no shortage of pages to add to your planner. Enjoy exploring new ways to stay organized and inspired!

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