School is just around the corner and the kids are going to need a space to work at home. Here are 5 tips to create a better desk and workspace for them!
1. Be Sure to Measure First
Before any new piece of furniture or project, make sure you measure the room and area it will go. When measuring, be sure to leave space for any chairs or storage so that everything can be easily accessible.
2. Make the Desk Fun, But Still Functional
Having a desk for your child is one thing, but actually getting them to use it is another. Try and make the are fun and exciting so they would actually want to be there, while still maintaining the function to get work done.
3. Shared Spaces
Desks in a family are or shared living space allows kids to work together while still having space for them to work independently. In these shared spaces, it is important to leave room for personalization of their workspace.
4. Fitting Their Style
Letting your kids pick out how the desk looks, what goes on it, what decorations are on it really helps with making this area their own. Style can also be what material the desk is made of. Wood is the best material when it comes to durability and also gives a timeless look.
5. Keep It Simple
Remember to keep it simple and focus on what’s important. Functionality and likability from your kid. If their desk and work area can accomplish both of those, it is a success.
Ideas for kids desks can be found here!