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    17 Desks For Kids That Fit Your Budget And Style, And That They'll Actually Love

    From desks that are height adjustable to ones that have extra space for your kid's metric ton of stuff, these desks will make you happy you bought them.

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    1. A wooden lift-top desk and chair set that opens to store all your kiddo's important documents, work files, snacks, et cetera. And the lift top has slats for little fingers so you don't have to worry about any painful accidents!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    For ages 3–8.

    Promising review: "We love this little desk-and-chair set! Since quarantine started, and dreadful homeschooling, I wanted a small writing area for my son in our downstairs area where he could work on schoolwork close by me while I am doing other household duties. This desk has turned out better than I expected. It’s very sturdy and well made, but light enough for me to easily move from room to room when I need to. All you need for assembly is a Phillips screwdriver that is not included. It took me about 30 minutes to put together. The desk lifts up and he stores his small laptop and notebooks inside with pencils etc. This is nice because it keeps these things safe from our dog who loves to literally eat his homework. The desk came very carefully packaged to keep it safe from damage during delivery. Highly recommended product by a single busy mom." —Cheyenne P.

    Get it from Amazon for $73.99+ (available in three colors).

    2. A desk with a bulletin board along with cabinets and a wooden chair, so your kiddo can have their own grown-up desk from which to conduct all their very important business.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    For ages 5–10 but reviewers say it might run a little smaller than expected!

    Promising review: "This is a pretty little desk and perfect size for my 5-year-old. It was surprisingly easy to assemble, took us about two hours but we took our time. All of the desk parts were in good condition after shipping, no splits, cracks, or defects. It was surprisingly sturdy once constructed. The storage areas on the left are cabinets, not drawers, but the cabinet doors are nice quality and work better than I anticipated. Overall I am really pleased with this desk for the price." —JF

    Get it from Amazon for $124.98+ (available in five colors).

    3. A wooden hutch desk and chair to provide a sleek workstation that's not their bed or the kitchen table. That way they can actually buckle down and get to work.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    For ages 5–10.

    Promising review: "My son is so in love with his new set. It took us less than an hour to set up, and the instructions were pretty clear (all tools provided). The set seems sturdy, as I'm even able to sit on the chair at 140 lbs. My son was super excited to see the table and chair in his room the next morning; he couldn't wait to decorate it with his stickers and use it to sit and color." —Slick12

    Get it from Amazon for $207.99.

    4. A deluxe art desk your little Picasso will become obsessed with, and that you'll be obsessed with for how occupied it keeps them. It comes with a wipe-off whiteboard surface, plenty of cubby space, and even a desk light.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    For ages 3–6.

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE LOVE this little desk! My daughter did NOT leave it for the first three to four hours after she got it (except to eat dinner, and then only when she had to go to bed), and the FIRST thing she said when she woke up this morning was 'My new art desk is downstairs!' and zipped down as fast as she could! Assembly really wasn't very hard, and although I know some complain that the holes are not predrilled, all you have to do is place the screw in the indentation where you have to make the hole, tap it a few times with a hammer to start the hole (just a tiny poke hole, really), and then go! I found it pretty easy and had it together in ~45 minutes or so! The storage on the sides is really awesome and can hold a LOT of paper, books, etc. The light is pretty weak, but I got a small stick-on light and put it next to the other light and it's great!" —lotusflowermama

    Get it from Amazon for $99.

    5. An adorable cartoon character chair desk that comes in a ton of designs (Minnie Mouse, Sesame Street, Toy Story, oh my)! It also has a cup holder and storage basket underneath as well as over 31,000 5-star ratings on Amazon.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    For ages 3+.

    Promising review: "Just about everyone who has come to my house and seen this table has purchased one for their own kids. I got this chair desk to use as a food table for my toddler soon after her first birthday because my little climber would not stay in her high chair. Very early on she began wiggling out of her seat belts and I was really scared for her safety. I realized she ate more food when she had time to graze and eat at her own pace, rather than only when I had her in a high chair. This was the answer for us. She can sit at the table when she wants to, and she can safely get up and play without my fearing her breaking baby body parts. Now it's the one table every baby uses when they come over for playdates. They figure it out. It is very sturdy. I'm always telling my daughter to get off the table part, and for months it is not showing any wear or tear. It was easy for me to put it together by myself. It's lightweight, so I can easily move it from room to room. It is perfect for coloring and storing our little art supplies in the basket underneath. Great product!! Highly recommended!!" —Kindel Stubblefield

    Get it from Amazon for $37.49 (available in 17 designs).

    6. A height-adjustable desk with a large pullout drawer that you can grow alongside your kiddo. And the work surface adjusts too so they don't have to slouch over.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    For ages 3–10.

    Promising review: "I was unable to find any other desk at such a great price that would fit in a small space and still allow for a good amount of workspace for laptop, tablet, or workbook. I bought this desk in March 2018 for our homeschooler. It has grown with him. We’ve adjusted it multiple times as he keeps growing. We like how the desk can adjust at an angle. The storage is great, too. It is easy to clean. The color (blue and white) is refreshing." —MKT

    Get it from Amazon for $84.99 (available in three colors).

    7. A solid-wood desk and chair adjustable on an angle so your curious offspring can work on the tabletop the way they like. The chair also comes with a cushion for their delicate behinds.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    For ages 5–12.

    Promising review: "I have been looking for a desk for my son who loves to draw. This wooden desk is easy to set it up. It marked A, B, C...for each piece, which I found was helpful to put together. It has two drawers, which are long enough for my son to put his painting brushes there. The surface of the desk can be adjusted to his comfort level when he draws. The chair came with a little cushion, which is nice. The chair also has a footrest. The white wooden desk has a touch of vintage look but also goes well with modern furniture." —Dunxalon

    Get it from Amazon for $199.99+ (available in three colors).

    8. An adjustable desk wide enough to hold everything that was in your kid's abyss of a backpack, great for little ones who love a bigger workspace on which to do multiple activities!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    For kids ranging from 3'11" to 5'6".

    Promising review: "We absolutely love this desk. We were looking for a height-adjustable desk-and-chair combo for our young child so it could grow with her. Most are small or don't have a matching chair. This one is much larger than others so that a child can have papers on one side and laptop on another. The matching chair is padded and arched for back support and wheels around rather than the usual hard plastic ones we saw online. Very comfortable for our 5.5- and 9-year-olds. Easy setup (about an hour). The desk has a very slight lip around the edge so that sheets of paper don't slip off when the desk is in a tilted position. Tilting it in various positions is very easy (different angles of tilt for reading, art) and when it goes back down it does it slowly so it is safe for little hands." —meerkat

    Get it from Amazon for $249.99 (available in three colors and with or without the chair).

    9. A convertible desk for toddlers easily transformed into a storage bench, so you get two handy pieces for the (low) price of one.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Reviewers say it's ideal for children ages 2–6.

    Promising review: "My daughter absolutely LOVES this. She sits down and eats her breakfast and lunch at this little desk daily. She also likes to sit at it to do little arts and crafts. I love that it can convert into the bench and takes up less space when not being used. The storage in the bottom is a huge plus, too. We keep all my daughter's art and crafts in the two bins. 100% would recommend this object." —Mrs. Bechtel

    Get it from Amazon for $48.98+ (available in six designs).

    10. A desk with a hutch recommended for kids who want their own space to make art. The six shelves and spacious hutch will make them feel like a mini Mondrian.

    Wayfair

    For ages 4–12.

    Promising review: "My daughter loves this desk! It was simple to put together and it has plenty of storage for our daughter's schoolwork, arts and crafts, and her pictures and knickknacks. The desk is very sturdy and strong and I'm quite pleased with the excellent quality." —DANIELLE

    Get it from Wayfair for $215.99+ (available in three colors).

    11. A travel tray desk designed to be an absolute lifesaver on car or plane trips where your child's entertainment is a matter of the sanity of everyone involved.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    It comes with a whiteboard play surface, a tablet stand, and zipper storage pockets. All for under $30!

    Promising review: "Should have gotten this sooner! This little travel table is awesome! Applicable for car seats, boosters, and kids' laps. It has an awesome whiteboard tabletop, incredible little storage setup, and it buckles in to stay in place regardless of squirming or naps! We’re an adventuring family so anything to make trips better for the kids is a benefit to us! Very impressed so far! There are two included straps to create your drink holder and mini storage on top but they were easy to figure out and once set up, it was game on! Toddler used it for Play-Doh, movies, practicing shapes on the whiteboard, snacks, and her drink! Love love love this!" —HALSEY

    Get it on Amazon for $26.99 (available in five colors).

    12. A classy and classic children's desk with a writerly hutch for a kid who likes to pretend they're a Victorian scholar working on their next masterpiece. It also comes with a high-quality chair and pull-out drawer!

    Wayfair

    For ages 5–10.

    Promising review: "Great desk for my second grader who is starting out the year in distance learning. Actually exceeded my expectations. Great size and it wasn't hard for me to put together. He enjoyed unpacking all his supplies and decorating the space to make it his own." —Katherine

    Get it from Wayfair for $219.99 (originally $254.99; available in two colors).

    13. An adjustable desk with tons of handy functions like a 360-degree rotating LED light, adjustable bookstand, paper stopper, cup holder, steel backpack hook, and organized stationery drawer. Phew!

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    For ages 3–15!?!

    Promising review: "I only wish I had bought this earlier into distance learning for my kid. When we first started learning from home he was on a small nightstand as a desk but once it became painfully obvious that we would be doing this for a while, I started looking for a desk that would work well for him now (just finished kindergarten) and also for a while after that. The chair is sturdy enough that I can sit in it, and I love that the desk adjusts to tilt. He uses this a lot for drawing and writing, as well as his class Zoom calls. The book holder fits the iPad perfectly, holding it in place while he is on calls. Such a great investment!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99.

    14. A sleek minimalist desk with a lift top and matching stool if you want your child to be able to study (or doodle, or pick their nose) in style.

    Wayfair

    The stool is 15" tall, so it's for toddlers and kids on the smaller side.

    Promising review: "I am completely thrilled with this purchase. When the desk arrived, I was nervous because the box was small. I imagined a nightmare with putting it together. I was surprised at how absolutely amazing and nice the desk is. Putting it together was surprisingly easy. It definitely exceeded my expectations. My 6-year-old grandson loves it and was so excited to get to work. A Sunday and he wanted to do homework. If you are on the fence this desk is a wonderful choice. Just keep in mind it is child sized." —Karin

    Get it from Wayfair for $146.99.

    15. A desk-and-chair set that's available in the most adorable lavender color I've ever seen, with a lacquered finish sure to last your rambunctious child for years to come.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    For ages 5–12.

    Promising review: "Got this desk set for our daughter for her seventh birthday. It's perfect! The color is so pretty, and I love that it comes with the matching chair and hutch with bulletin board and all the useful compartments. It's a great size for her and I think it will be for at least several years (I'm 5'1" and it works fine for me). It seems sturdy and well made. We put it together in just over an hour...the directions were clear and parts were well organized. Our daughter just loves it and was so excited to start decorating it and setting it up with supplies. Would definitely recommend, and I think it's a great value for what you are getting." —Emily

    Get it from Amazon for $229.94 (available in four colors).

    16. A durable bamboo desk made of natural, eco-friendly materials that also won't break or fold under your tot's roughhousing. It's height adjustable, so they won't outgrow it after just a year!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    For ages 3–10.

    Promising review: "This is the perfect desk! So happy with this purchase. Arrived very quickly, easy to assemble, great value. We set it up as soon as it arrived. My daughter loves it! She’s a tall 5-year-old and we don’t even have it at the highest setting, so she’ll get many years of use out of this. Very sturdy, great quality, so happy!! If you’re in doubt, get it, so worth it!" —Erika Weeks

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99+ (available in two finishes).

    17. A portable lap desk for kids (or adults) who don't like desks, but prefer to chill on the floor, because who doesn't? It comes in a plastic version or with an optional cushion for your tushy.

    Amazon

    For ages 6+.

    Promising review: "This little item was just wonderful for my 9-year-old grandson when he has to be in the computer class for hours at a time. He is not a 'sit-still guy' and loves to sit on the floor...this lets him do that WITH a writing surface! It also separates him from his kindergarten-age sister and her school things. He can go anywhere he wants and he has a desk that goes with him. Since it's plastic, it should last for years. I bless the person that designed it." —Beth

    Get it from Amazon for $26.60+ (available in 12 colors, in packs of 1 or 10, and two different cushion styles).

    This is how your kid is going to be once they get their new desk:

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