25 Affordable Kids’ Desks Just in Time for Back-to-School

It’s back-to-school season and you know what that means – back to setting the alarm, back to preparing school lunches, and back to everybody’s favorite pastime – homework.

If your kids are like mine, homework gets done anywhere and everywhere between the kitchen table and the family room floor. And while it doesn’t much matter where homework gets done, it’s sure nice to have a dedicated space for your child to remain focused and organized while they learn. And hey, having all their papers and books out of the way doesn’t hurt either.

Now that my youngest is entering the 1st grade, it’s high time I scored him a great kids’ desk at an affordable price.


  • Back-to-school fun! 1 of 26
    PicMonkey Collage Desk

    Looking to do the same for your kids? Relax and put your feet up! I've got 25 of the greatest affordable kids' desks just in time for back-to-school; check 'em out!

  • Schoolhouse charm 2 of 26

    This all-wood constructed traditional schoolhouse desk and chair in a pecan finish includes a flip top for additional storage. Everybody say "awwww!"


    Available from, $92.74

  • Modern flair 3 of 26

    What kid wouldn't love this Legare 43" desk with shelf and file cart? Fun, storage, affordable. BLUE? Sold!


    Available from, $199.98

  • 3-in-1 value 4 of 26

    Talk about value! The TMS 3-piece Washington Corner Study Set includes desk, bookcase and chair. With lots of storage in an attractive design with an antique white finish, this set has everything your little one needs to stay focused and organized.


    Available from, $189

  • Creative learning 5 of 26

    Desk + art table + craft station + organizer = All of the awesome in an all-in-one design. While this Guidecraft unit boasts the heftiest price tag of our roundup, the large tabletop, paper roll holder, canvas storage bins, and storage compartments offer real value for the price.


    Available from, $303.35


  • Side-by-side 6 of 26

    With two kids in school, it can be challenging to provide each of them with individual learning space, which is why I love the side-by-side desk by Wild Zoo Furniture.


    Available from, $125.70

  • Delightfully durable 7 of 26

    If you're looking for a sturdy stylish learning place for your child, the Avalon desk with hutch by KidKraft is an excellent choice. Made of solid wood and eco-friendly materials, this delightful desk will stand the test of time. Note: chair must be purchased separately.


    Available from, $199.95


  • Old school x 2! 8 of 26

    Ah, school desks the way we remember them. Bring a little schoolhouse design into your home with this set of two ECR4KIDS Metal Open Front Children's Desks for one low price!


    Available from, $114.98

  • Fun and spacious 9 of 26

    Make your child's desk a place they want to be with the Legare Select student desk with hutch. With loads of character and shelving galore, this neat and tidy learning station boasts childish charm.


    Available from, $189

  • Modern simplicity 10 of 26

    Guidecraft's media desk and chair set is a perfect compact desk for laptop learning and so much more. What's even better, the corkboard panel hutch with 5 cubbies and chair are included.


    Available from, $199.98

  • Boyish charm 11 of 26

    The Espresso Pinboard Desk and Chair Set by KidKraft is an obvious choice for parents looking for high-quality all-wood construction at an affordable price. The hutch pinboard allows for the proud display of pictures and projects while the shelf and drawer provide necessary storage.


    Available from, $195.95

  • Classic charm 12 of 26

    Say hello to my new favorite find, the Lipper Chalkboard Storage Desk and Chair Set. With its all-wood construction, pecan finish, lift up chalkboard top/storage compartment, and super-affordable price, this desk is one of the front-runners in my quest for the perfect desk.


    Available from, $74.98

  • Modern and fun 13 of 26

    The contemporary design and bold pops of color make this Study Zone desk and fun and inviting workspace.


    Available from, $149.99

  • Effortless and classic 14 of 26

    The Circo Chloe and Connor Desk (also available in white) offers generous work space and two drawers for storage in a clean and effortless design.


    Available from, $95.99

  • Artistic design 15 of 26

    There is simply everything to love about this Da Vinci Children's art desk! Suitable for learning and creating, the white steel frame, wood top, handy compartments, and seat are just perfect for busy little hands and minds.


    Available from, $119.99

  • Unbeatable value 16 of 26

    This student desk from Mainstays provides the perfect amount of workspace, along with a storage drawer and adjustable shelf at an unbeatable price. Also available in white.


    Available from, $44.88

  • Functional style 17 of 26

    Fun, function, and style come together in this Atlantic Youth activity desk. The steel wire pull out drawers and frame give this desk a contemporary feel.


    Available from, $79.99

  • Stylishly small 18 of 26

    The SUNDVIK children's desk is perfect for studying, drawing, and playing in tight spaces.


    Available from, $59.99

  • Sweet storage 19 of 26

    At only 35.44" wide, this New Visions by Lane Reflections student desk fits into any room.


    Available from, $114.99

  • Spacious durability 20 of 26

    At 44.5" wide, this single station children's desk made of thick laminate offers plenty of durable space for learning and creating.


    Available from, $160.74

  • Corner casual 21 of 26

    Utilize wasted corner space with this sweet antique desk. Pull up a small chair or decorative stool to incorporate style in tight spaces.


    Available from, $74.99

  • Smart and sweet 22 of 26

    If you're looking to add an efficient and attractive design element to your child's workspace, consider the Madison Study Set. With shelves located under the desk, unsightly items have an out of the way resting spot.


    Available from, $128.99

  • Classic and simple 23 of 26

    With a great surface area for multiple books and binders, this KidKraft Vanilla Avalon Table offers a classic, clean look.


    Available from, $104.99

  • Cottage cuteness 24 of 26

    This cream cottage desk mixes modern with traditional with a keyboard pull out and drawers for storage.


    Available from, $195

  • Pine design 25 of 26

    This attractive Creative Interiors student desk with hutch provides loads of organization in a pine-inspired traditional style.


    Available from, $188.88

  • Maple madness 26 of 26

    The Alegria Bedroom Student Desk with a maple finish combines clean style with a space-saving design for maximum efficiency.


    Available from, $139.88


Get your daily dose of Mommyfriend here where nothing is sacred.
Follow Mommyfriend on the Facebook and the Twitter too!

More Mommyfriend on Babble:

24 Autumn-Inspired Paint Colors to “Fall” For

10 Ways Choosing a Paint Color is Like Choosing a Partner

Weekend Upgrade: Transform Your Tired Fireplace!

The Readers Respond: Weird Things My Kid Collects

12 Reasons I Refuse to Go Back-to-School Shopping

Article Posted 3 years Ago

Videos You May Like