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20 Homework Station Ideas for Your Home!

20 Homework Station Ideas for Your Home!

Whether your child just started school for the first time, or you have achieved veteran status, chances are they’re going to need a good place to do their homework.

Homework can be stressful for parents and kids alike, especially if there is no organized space to create a solid routine.

Want to make your family’s after-school routine a little less stressful? A dedicated homework station is a must!

Don’t know where to start? Well, we’ve already done the homework for you *ba-dum tiss*

Family-Friendly Workstation

Family office with kids' homework station

This family-friendly office space, spotted on Be True, helps busy families transform “work time” into family time.

Having an adult study buddy makes after-school assignments more fun, and by sharing a workspace with the kids, parents can stay on top of their own to-do list while being on hand to offer all the help and encouragement their kiddos need.

 

In-House Computer Lab

Family homework station for kids

By the time your child reaches middle school, a computer will likely become a necessary tool. But providing each of your children with their own computer may not be practical—or safe.

A family computer lab, like this clean and contemporary space created and photographed by Erica Bierman, ensures computer access for all while allowing for adequate parental supervision. The slender, bench-like table offers multiple workstations in a relatively small space and could easily be tucked against any unused wall.

 

Hallway Homework Station

Hallway homework station for kids

This bright and beautiful homework station, designed by Joe and Heather Widdison of Household No. 6, began life as an empty hallway. By installing a shallow, space-saving counter, which they fixed directly to the wall and supported with attractive filing cabinets, the couple was able to create an impressive study station for their four children in a relatively small space.

 

Homework Nook

Homework station nook

This built-in homework nook, spotted on Décorpad, proves that there’s no such thing as wasted space!

By installing a floating desk, these clever homeowners have turned an otherwise unused space into a cozy hallway workstation. A bold blueprint paired with sunny yellow accents adds a pop of color, turning this small addition into an eye-catching showstopper!

Landing Space

Homework station landing

This simple, space-saving desk design, seen on Sand and Sisal, transforms an open landing into a comfortable homework station, making the most of this small and otherwise unused space.

 

 

Simple Shelf Desk

Simple space-saving shelf desk for homework nook

This simple space-saving desk design, created by Amy Baesler of Remodalholic, is perfect for anyone hoping to make use of a small space, such as a hallway or landing.

 

Corner Homework Station

Homework station and play corner

Tucked neatly into a living room corner, this attractive homework station, seen along the Utah Valley Parade of Homes, is the perfect way to keep an eye on the kids as they do their daily assignments. When homework is done, the schoolroom-inspired blackboard and wire art display lets the kids play teacher.

 

 

No-Fuss Work Bench

Simple wall shelf doubles as workbench or homework station

Paired with a few stylish stools, this simple low-mounted shelf, spotted on Pinterest, doubles as a no-fuss workspace for the whole family.

 

 

Closet Homework Station

Closet homework station for two

Once full of toys, the closet in this former playroom turned teen hang out now holds a clever, built-in workspace. This creative cubby, created by Kathy Corbet Interiors, offers a supervised environment where siblings can study together under the watchful eye of a parent and can be easily closed off and tidied away when friends come over.

Homework Club

Closet homework station for kids

Want to make your kiddo’s homework more fun? A one-of-a-kind homework suite, like this former closet space reimagined by Rebecca and Shannon of Make and Do Studio, just might do the trick.

This colorful little clubhouse is a kid’s dream come true. A pint-sized workstation offers the perfect place for doing homework or arts and crafts, and book rails, art displays and a large chalkboard make great use of the closet’s narrow walls. Just around the corner? A cozy little reading nook. Too cute!

 

Under-the-Bed Workspace

workstation, studyzone, space-saving ideas

Want to create a spacious study zone without sacrificing too much floor space? Think vertically! This built-in loft bed, designed by Lauren Rubin Architecture, combines two essentials spaces, leaving your child or teen with plenty of room to play or entertain friends.

Can’t afford a built-in bed? Consider buying a space-saving loft bed with a built in desk.

Pegboard Workstation

Kid's homework station with pegboard storage

A well-stocked homework station means spending less time searching for supplies and more time actually getting down to business.

This colorful pegboard workbench, designed by Claire, of Claire, Collected, provides plenty of wall-mounted storage, putting crayons, markers and other necessary tools right at her little one’s fingertips.

Fold-Down Workstation

Fold-down homework station
Think you don’t have room for a dedicated homework station? Think again! This cleverly designed, fold-down workstation, complete with storage for paper and supplies, may be exactly what you’re looking for.

When homework is done, simply fold the desk back up into the attractive wall cabinet. You can even decorate the included chalkboard!

Floating Desk

Space-saving floating desk
Want to add a dedicated workstation to your child’s room? With simple lines and geometric appeal, this floating desk, spotted on the Boo and the Boy, gives this bright, red and white bedroom a clean and contemporary feel. It’s also a great space-saver, leaving plenty of room for play.

Four-Person Homework Station

Family workspace with four-person homework station

This beautiful family workspace, designed by Ellen Grasso Inc, features individual study stations as well as a custom four-station worktable for crafting and working on school projects.

Love this look? Create your own four-station worktable with these detailed plans from Ana White.

Reclaimed Attic Space

Homework station in reclaimed attic space

Are you using all of your space? Houses often have negative space—large areas of unfinished and unused space boxed in by the existing walls. This bright and airy workspace, created by House of Jade Interiors, used to be a dark, unfinished attic crawl space!

Space-Filling Workstation

Kids homework station in loft space

This sunny and inviting homework station, spotted on Decorpad, makes excellent use of an unusually shaped loft, making this difficult space both stylish and functional.

Kitchen Workstation

Built-in homework station in farmhouse kitchen

Have a spacious kitchen? Consider adding a built-in study station!

Central to every home, the kitchen is a perfect place for younger kids to work while Mom starts dinner. It’s also a great place to put the family computer, giving Mom and Dad a chance to keep an eye on their teen’s online activities.

This built-in desk, designed by Lauren of Farmhouse for Four, blends seamlessly into this rustic farmhouse kitchen.

Under-the-Stairs Study Zone

Under-the-stairs homework station or family office

This built-in beauty, spotted on CDN and the City, replaced a traditional under-the-stairs storage closet, creating a centralized workspace for the entire family to use.

Rolling Homework Caddy

IKEA Raskog cart turned homework caddy for homework station

Prefer to keep things simple? There’s nothing wrong with a good, old-fashioned homework session around the kitchen table.

portable homework caddy, like this attractive and inexpensive IKEA cart put together by Maggie of Smashed Peas and Carrots, is perfect for keeping everything you need within arm’s reach. When it’s time for dinner, simply roll it away.

 

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Mike D'Elena

Mike handles the representation of both sellers and buyers, specializing in dual transactions (buying & selling simultaneously), investment properties, and the sale of unique properties. Primary areas of focus include: Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale, and Ahwatukee. He’s also very knowledgeable of Arcadia, Paradise Valley, and downtown/central Phoenix areas. Mike’s mission is to provide an unparalleled, client-centered experience by conducting the home buying and selling process with enthusiasm, sincerity, and professionalism. Communication is the most important component of any business and to that end, his clients are always “in the know” during their real estate transaction. Mike and his team are responsive and do their best to always be available to their clients. They’re passionate about helping people accomplish their real estate goals and exceeding their expectations. As an investor himself, Mike first got into real estate in 2011. With rates and property values low, he saw an opportunity to make a healthy profit with rental properties. Within a year, the passion for investing quickly turned into a full time business. As his knowledge grew, so did his opportunities as he was asked to train all the incoming agents for his brokerage after only being in the business a year and a half. In December of 2016, he joined the fastest growing agency in town, North&Co., to help expand their southeast valley presence.

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