14 Stylish and Space-Smart Kids’ Homework Stations

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It’s almost time for back to school, and nothing can help kids succeed more with homework than a space all of their own to study. We have a homework station at the top of the landing by my kids’ bedrooms. And it’s been great to have a designated space for them to do their homework and projects.


The thing is — you can make the space as fancy and complicated as you want, or as simple and easy as a desk. There’s something about a designated space that kids know is theirs to keep their supplies and it opens up a whole new level of creativity.


Check out these 14 great ideas to make the best of your available space — and match your decor — after the break.

  • Three Homework Stations 1 of 14
    Many homework station projects focus on one station ... but what do you do when you have more than one? Get inspired with this great idea for setting up all of your kids.
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  • Organized Kids’ Computer Station 2 of 14
    Why is it that the computer area seems to attract clutter and mess? Check out this great post about how to keep your kids' computer station organized.
    Learn more at Organizing Made Fun
  • DIY Homework Station 3 of 14
    I don't know where to begin with this amazing project. The vintage-looking shelving/cabinets? The fun ladder-back chairs? The cool desk? Check it out.
    Learn more at The Heartfelt Home
  • Fold-Up IKEA Homework Station 4 of 14
    Need to save some space? Try this great IKEA fold-up station.
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  • Homework Station Window Nook 5 of 14
    So many homework stations face a wall. But here's a room with a view ... to make it easier to daydream, I guess, or perhaps get inspired for that English essay.
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  • Homework Station with Metal Shelving 6 of 14
    I love the bright colors mixed with the oh-so-functional industrial, adjustable shelving.
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  • Contemporary Homework Station 7 of 14
    I love the clean lines of this modern-looking station. Adapt it and add color as complements your decor.
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  • Kitchen Island into Homework Station 8 of 14
    Adapt this kitchen island into a flexible homework station. Twister rug optional for mid-study breaks.
    Learn more at Better Homes and Gardens
  • Unfinished Bookshelf to Trendy Homework Station 9 of 14
    Adapt an unfinished bookshelf to this space-efficient homework station.
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  • Pegboard Homework Station 10 of 14
    Go for the ultimate in flexibility with this pegboard station -- a trip to your local hardware store will give you a bunch of flexible accessories.
    Learn more at Homemade Simple
  • Closet to Homework Station 11 of 14
    Short on space? Adapt a closet into a homework station.
    Learn more at Real Simple
  • Old Crib to Homework Station 12 of 14
    You can't resell cribs ... so rework them instead. Check out this cute homework station!
    Learn more at I Know The Plans I Have For You
  • Space-Saving Closet-To-Homework Station Solution 13 of 14
    Got an even smaller closet? Check out this crazy-space-efficient solution.
    Learn more at HGTV
  • Open-Space Homework Station 14 of 14
    A homework station doesn't have to be confined to a desk. Have a nice round table and chairs? Turn a table into a homework center!
    Learn more at Better Homes and Gardens



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