Functional homework stations for small spaces that look great

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Organization is always a challenge in small spaces. So much can be done with every space available and so many ways to use it. Today I am sharing practical and functional small space homework stations that can easily be built or assembled together using a few main supplies. These homework stations are ideal for small rooms, a functional study room or even an unused corner in the home. Whether you live in an apartment, townhouse or a decent size house these ideas will assist you in selecting a creative option that works best for your space. A designated functional homework station saves effort, stress and provides a practical space for kids to do their everyday homework. It also plays a vital role in creating a education and study oriented environment for the kids while they brainstorm.


Let’s have a look at these ideas:

Homework stations for small space that are practical and functional

Functional homework stations for small spaces

1) Homework desk in bedroom

Add desk to your child’s room by very me interiors


Shared bedroom homework station with personalized name frames by brittany boren leach.



DIY Homework Command Center by dawn nicole.
diy homework command center


Upcycled Kids Art Station by tauni everett.

upcycled art station


Under Stairs Study Station that is closet turned homework station by Petite party studio.under stairs study station


2) Homework station in living spaces


I love the use of paint and frames to make this Homework station part of the living room decor by classy clutter. Great way to use one room for various purposes.



Use shelves to make a wall study station in a small space to utilize wall space for organizing supplies. Playroom art gallery wall by Centsational girl.wall study station

Simple DIY Wall Desk building plan inspired by better homes and gardens at Remodelaholic.simple diy wall desk


3) Homework station stationery organization ideas

Glue mason jars or recyclable glass jars to organize homework supplies on a lazy suzan.

Homework Station Turntable by Mom on Timeout.

homework station for small spaces

Build compartments in drawers to keep homework supplies organized for kids. This way time efficieny is increased and focus is maintained on work and not things required to complete the work. Use containers from dollarstore and foam sheets to personalize the drawer. You can also make wooden trays like the ones in this image.



Ikea cart under the table for organizing homework supplies.

Ikea cart homework station by learn 2 organize.



Build-in Homework Station by The Heart Felt Home.homework station


4) Folding homework stations and wall desks

DIY kids homework hideaway wall desk by Organized homework hideaway wall desk


Repurposed pallet to make a foldable homework desk.

Folding Pallet Desk by Infarrantly Creative.folding pallet desk


I love this multi-purpose folding desk that can be used as a blackboard or whiteboard and store supplies at the same time.

Painted Fold Down Desk by Honey Bear Lane.

Fold down homework desk

DIY Homework Station by diy dunn lumber.DIY homework station


Back to school organization or homeschooling organization. This is a superb idea.

DIY Lazy Susan Homework Caddy by Home Stories A to Z.

DIY lazy susan homework station


5) Comfortable homework stations


Ikea Homework Station by Your modern ikea homework station


Functional Homework desks and homework stations


A super simple homework desk with movable cart for small spaces that can be made anywhere by educational therapy.



Window Study Station DIY by the yellow cape window study station


Build a simple divider to reduce distraction or use as a wallboard.

DIY Homework Study Station by Mom homework study station


Crib turned into a Homework Station by i know the plans i have 4 you.crib homework station


Baby Cot Turned Homework Station by a little learning for crib turned homework station


A super simple project for the smallest space. Use a wood shelf or plank and wall brackets to make a shelve that can be used as a desk. Office with view by my fabuless life.creative space with a view


Cozy Homework Station by tiny oranges.cozy homework station


6) Creative DIY homework spaces


Make a stunning homework station with pallet wall by love create celebrate.



Use pegboard to organize homework spaces by craftionary.

office and crafts closet pegboard


Turn a closet into homework station by i heart organizing. Use wall shelves and wallpaper to make it pretty. Add colorful curtains to make the room presentable and hide the homework space while it is not in use.

Closet homework station


Another idea to use build-in closet as homework station.



Kids small space study station ideas for kids desks by bhg.

Kids study station


Homework Station by the house of smiths.

back to school homework station


These small space floating tables, wall tables, and other creative small space shelving ideas are great for making study and homework stations in challenging spaces. I hope you liked these ideas and will share. Some original sources were missing if you come across them please leave them in the comment section for us to give credit.

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  1. Thank you for the feature! Love all of these creative ideas and spaces!

  2. Thanks Hani, for taking me back to my childhood. Keep it up!

  3. Jennifer Saylor says:

    What a awesome blog! I love your creative ideas and these homework stations in small spaces are perfectly organised. Out of this I like your writing style, and gives a crystal clear view of each and every idea mentioned. Thanks for this informative post!

  4. Rakhi says:

    Great Post. Just the ideas that the world needs right now. With the Pandemic closing the schools and offices and everyone attending from home – these ideas are so relevant. I am also going to try out a couple of these ideas at my place. Thanks.

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