With the first day of school already on the horizon, creating a solid game plan given the uncertain nature of our current climate can be a struggle—but whether you’re planning on homeschooling for the foreseeable future or you’re just trying to plan for any and all potential outcomes, you can’t go wrong with adding a kid-sized desk to your potential new at-home classroom.
Here, we’ve rounded up five practical and aesthetically pleasing kids desks that will make at-home learning feel at least a little bit closer to the real thing—all of which are currently on sale or priced for less than $200.
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Harriet Bee Gordy 32" Children's Corner Writing Desk | Currently $179.99 (opens in new tab)
Working with a tight space? This compact corner desk was created with small spaces in mind. Thanks to its subtle cable grommet in the desktop and attached seat to eliminate chair clutter, this US-made solid wood construction promises to fit in any playroom space or makeshift schoolhouse.
Foundry Select Lovejoy 21.5" Writing Desk and Chair Set | Was $149.99, now $135.99 (opens in new tab)
Currently on offer for just $135 at Wayfair, this charming old school-inspired desk by Foundry Select offers a surprising amount of built-in storage space as well as a very sturdy tabletop that allows for heavy duty writing and coloring. The 1960s-esque design promises to blend into most modern design styles while in tandem offering a sense of normalcy for little ones missing the classroom.
Wood Designs Contender 30" Writing Desk | Was $263, now $177.99 (opens in new tab)
Looking for a more traditional writing desk for your little ones to set up shop at? Currently priced at $177, this natural wood desk offers everything you’ll need to turn their playroom or bedroom into a classroom thanks to its spacious tabletop workspace and built-in storage hutch for housing workbooks and other paperwork.
Magic Cabin Compact 19.5" W Writing Desk | Currently $59.98 (opens in new tab)
Short on space? You don’t need a full sized desk to create a semblance of classroom life at home—in fact, this Magic Cabin compact desk is arguably way more fun and engaging than a traditional workspace. The portable writing desk allows you to set up shop wherever they feel like—on the couch, in the playroom, or even in the backyard to take advantage of the last warm days of the year.
Wild Zoo Grade School Manufactured Wood 23" Student Computer Desk | Currently $194.99 (opens in new tab)
Looking for a desk that will comfortably fit their desktop computer while still offering enough surface space for coloring and writing? This student computer desk was built to fit a full sized desktop computer with a computer tower without sacrificing a proper workspace. The solid wood desk also includes a built-in seat which also eliminates any unwanted chair clutter.