Cute Homework Stations Kids Will Love

These spots are so adorable, your kids will want to hit the books.

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August 09, 2022

Counter Intelligence

Builders and designers Brendan and Jillian Bader (@modern_nest) created this spot for the kids of a former teacher — no pressure! “The desk is in a living space that’s mostly white, so we used a butcher block countertop to warm it up,” says Jillian. Brass sconces from Schoolhouse and plush pink West Elm chairs are sophisticated enough that grown-ups love them, too.

White Kids Desks With Pink Chairs

Modern Kids Desk Area

This organized kids homework station features pink chairs and seagrass baskets for storage.

Photo by: Kate Nelle Photography

Kate Nelle Photography

Schoolhouse Rocks

Painter’s tape and a can of green chalkboard paint were all designer Xin Lu (@athomewithxin) needed to make this fun backdrop. The wall designates this corner of the room as a study zone — and also encourages her daughter, Mia, to get creative. A Wayfair desk and swivel chair from Target complete the setup.

Kids Room With Chalk Wall

Green Kids Desk With Chalkboard

This kids room features a desk with a green chalkboard wall.

Photo by: Xin Lu

Xin Lu

Bright Idea

“My children spread their school stuff all over the kitchen,” says blogger Jordan Maconachy ( To corral the mess, she installed desks in a small room near her pantry. Spotted wallpaper from Katie Kime, funky Sazerac Stitches sconces and rainbow-bright accessories keep everyone smiling, even during test prep.

Colorful Kids Desk Area

Kids Homework Station

This adorable homework area features spotted wallpaper and colorful desk accessories.

Photo by: Jordan Maconachy

Jordan Maconachy

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