If you’;re having trouble getting your kids to do homework, check out these cool study room ideas. Maybe all you need to kick-start your kid’;s study habits is a change of scenery! A back-to-school homework space that’;s quiet for focus, colorful for inspiration and organized to reduce distractions would make homework time a pleasure for most kids.
Regardless of the size of the space or room, you can create an awesome and affordable kids’; homework space. Best of all, Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen are running a month-long sale in July to help you create the coolest back-to-school homework spaces ever.
1. Color: Wallpaper or paint a wall or the shelf openings in a bold and invigorating color.
2. Furniture: A small desk with storage or a coordinating file cabinet and a comfortable chair are essential.
3. Lighting: Make sure there’;s plenty of ambient and task lighting.
4. Organization: Include lots of organization and storage options like shelves, cork board, pegboard, cubbies, baskets and containers to keep the space tidy and everything in its place.
5. Personalization: Add some items that are personal to your child’;s style, like monogrammed items, a favorite color or personal wall art.
Here’;s a roundup of the best homework desks and study room ideas:
Kids Built-In Wall Studies
Bold fuschia is featured on the wall behind the built-in shelves, curtains and area rug. Image: Steven Mueller Architects
Great design and planning featuring 2 homework desks, shelves, cork boards and a reading nook in the middle. Image: Frances Herrera
A contemporary graphic wall of storage and study space that can evolve from toddler art area to teenage study spot. Image: Paul Archer Design
Rustic Modern Study Room for Kids
A log cabin-style back-to-school homework space for studying. Image: Dona Rosene Interiors
Designated Study Room Ideas
A small room can be converted into a study space by staggering 2 desks with their own storage bookcases. Image: Leedy Interiors
Fresh white built-in cabinets are offset by a modern color palette in this cool craft and homework room. Image: Martha O’;Hara Interiors
This study room has been creatively divided into 3 spaces: his and hers homework areas and a reading nook by the window. Image: Sussan Lari Architect
Under-the-Bed Homework Desks and Study Spots
A bunk-style bed uses the space underneath as a homework area with wall storage. Image: 30s Magazine
A girl’;s bedroom features 2 spots for homework: a traditional desk and a hide away nook under the bed. Image: Kropat Design
Tween and Teen Study Room Ideas
Contemporary design featuring a sleek, white desk and a mod color theme of aqua, white, grey and red. Image: Sarah Gunn
A cool teen homework space featuring graffiti wall art, a beanbag and a small desk. Image: Andrew Snow
Mod Home Office, Lounge and Homework Area
A back-to-school homework area doesn’;t have to be juvenile if you choose the right modern furniture and accessories. Image: AGSIA Design Group
Small Desk Ideas
Create a small homework nook using 2 narrow bookcases and a floating surface as a desk in the middle. Image: Naomi Astley Clarke
Homework Desk With Pegboard for Organization Ideas
Mounting some cork board or painted pegboard on the wall adds extra organization to your kid’;s homework spot. Image: Avocado Sweets Design Studio
Long Work Surfaces for Homework and Studying
Convert an unused hall into an industrial chic study spot like this well-designed one featuring a rustic wood surface, aluminum stools, floating wall ledges and wire baskets. Image: Hannotte Interiors
A contemporary girl’;s room with a long, built-in cabinet, shelves and floating desk. Image: Amantea Architects
Organized Homework Area for Several Kids
Float desks in the middle of a room that several kids can work from. Like this study room, add a wall bookcase, baskets and additional items to keep the room well-organized. Image: SF Organized Interiors
A little creativity and some essential pieces can help you create an attractive, functional spot that both kids and adults would appreciate. The following are some suggested products from Pottery Barn Kids and PBTeen that can get you started creating this space for your kids:
Storage Bins and Baskets
Desks and Desk Chairs
Wall Units & Bookshelves
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