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13 Easy Homework Station Ideas

It seems that summer is coming to a close, which means that its time to prepare for the onslaught. Of homework, that is. Keep your kids calm and organized with these simple homework stations and supplies.

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    13 Easy Homework Station Ideas

    Whether you have space for a homework drawer or a dedicated desk, these ideas will keep everything within easy reach.

    Click through to see them all…

  • Closet Station 2 of 14
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    Create a double station nook in a small space with ideas from this genius closet desk station. 

    Inspiration and even more ideas at This Old House

  • The Homework Drawer 3 of 14
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    Short on space? Sometimes all you really need is a well organized drawer. 

    Get the how-to here, from Pancakes and French Fries. 

  • Trestle Desk 4 of 14
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    This multi-function desk combines storage, memo boards and display all in one. Paired with a fun chair and additional cubbies, your middle and high schoolers are set to learn. 

    Desk, $650, from Pottery Barn Teen

  • Roller Desk Chair 5 of 14
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    A cushy chair is essential and this one is not only attractive and fun, it can also help calm kids with sensory issues or ADD who need to sit on a ball. 

    From Pottery Barn Teen, $129. 

  • Daily System 6 of 14
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    Help kids organize all their activities, homework and memorabilia with this smart customizable system. 

    From Pottery Barn, $9-$63. 

  • Prairie Desk 7 of 14
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    For younger kids, a simple space with easy storage is best. This desk lets them see everything so papers don't get lost, and extra file storage on top corrals supplies. 

    Desk from Land of Nod, $255. 

  • Bright Storage 8 of 14
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    Land of Nod's bright storage containers work together to create a cheerful space. Workbooks, crayons, paints and books all co-exist in peaceful harmony. 

    From Land of Nod

  • Mini-Minimalist 9 of 14
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    Perhaps your homework station needs to fit into your minimalist space? Don't fret: just because it's for children doesn't mean it has to be garish.

    This set up is sourced from Muji, links in the next few slides. 

  • The Basics 10 of 14
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    Those scissors are probably impractically tiny, but for detail-oriented kids, they could be a boon! Also, cute glue, an attractive calculator, and highly useful pen holder/bookmark. 

    From Muji: Scissors, Glue, Pen Holder, Calculator

  • The Desktop 11 of 14
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    Keep them on time and on task, while still keeping things fun.The Cityscape pen holder and translucent sticky notes bring the party, while keeping everything in the same calm tones keeps your house together. 

    From Muji: Pen Holder, Sticky Notes, Clock, Desk

  • Dorm Station 12 of 14
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    If your kids are heading off to college, an end of bed storage station may be just what they need for those late night cram sessions. They'll never have to wonder where their highlighter is again. 

    From Pottery Barn Teen, $50.

  • The Lap Desk 13 of 14
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    We all know that kids tend to wander. Keep their supplies at the ready, wherever they plop down to work. 

    From Pottery Barn Teen, $90.

  • Whitney Desk 14 of 14
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    A simple desk with a hutch to organize all those bits and bobs, keeps everything under control. 

    From Pottery Barn Kids, $99-$260. 

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