The 8 Best Kids Desks

Updated December 19, 2016 by Steven John

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We spent 20 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. If you want your children to do their homework regularly and competently, you should probably provide them with a comfortable workspace where they can focus without the distractions found around a kitchen table. These kids' desks are available in models ideal for every child, from kindergartners through to near teens. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best kids desk on Amazon.

8. Step2 Deluxe Art Master

The Step2 Deluxe Art Master is a great choice for the young artist, and not only because of all its storage compartments and large working area, but also because it can be easily wiped clean as needed. Also included is a sturdy plastic chair.
  • table doubles as dry erase surface
  • works for kids into tween years
  • comes with poor instructions
Brand Step2
Model 702500
Weight 11 pounds
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

7. American Plastic Toy Creativity Desk

The American Plastic Toy Creativity Desk is a great choice for younger kids that features built-in slots for multiple pencils, pens, crayons, or paintbrushes. There is also a working desk light above the center of the desk.
  • clip to hold papers in place
  • multiple storage areas
  • looks and feels rather cheap
Brand American Plastic Toy
Model 12650
Weight 14.9 pounds
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

6. Delta Children Chair Desk

This compact Delta Children Chair Desk is adorned with the beloved princesses from Disney's hit film "Frozen." It serves as a good spot for your little princess to have a snack, play, or do a bit of homework that might come with the early years of school.
  • storage compartment under seat
  • great low price tag
  • surface scratches easily
Brand Delta Children
Model TC85848FZ
Weight 19.7 pounds
Rating 4.2 / 5.0

5. South Shore

This diminutive desk from South Shore looks and works for all intents and purposes like an adult's workstation. It offers plenty of organizational space, room for a laptop or monitor, and a sliding shelf for a keyboard or for additional storage.
  • cutout hole for wire management
  • backed by 5-year warranty
  • veneer prone to cracking
Brand South Shore
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

4. VIVO Kids Interactive Work Station

The VIVO Kids Interactive Work Station is the ideal piece of furniture for the aspiring young engineer. It is shaped much like a miniature drafting table and allows a child to write or draw at whatever angle they find the most comfortable.
  • large pull-out drawer
  • great for ages 3 - 10
  • sturdy pp grade plastic
Brand VIVO
Model DESK-V201G
Weight 37.2 pounds
Rating 4.5 / 5.0

3. Flash Furniture Pedestal Frame

The chair and desk of this Flash Furniture Pedestal Frame combination are both adjustable, so they can be used to accommodate several different children or they can grow with a child as he or she gets taller over the years. The feet feature anti-slip caps.
  • suitable up to high school age
  • ergonomic seat design
  • easy assembly process
Brand Flash Furniture
Model YU-YCX-046-09010-GG
Weight 38.6 pounds
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

2. Lipper International 554P Chalkboard Desk

The Lipper International 554P Chalkboard Desk is a great space for study and play. Its sturdy surface can be used for writing, reading, or various projects, or it can serve as a chalkboard for practicing letters or numbers, or for enjoyable art sessions.
  • comes in several finishes
  • made with durable beechwood
  • great reviews from parents
Brand Lipper International
Model 554P
Weight 24.8 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

1. KidKraft Study Desk

This classically handsome KidKraft Study Desk comes with a matching chair and is the perfect size for kids throughout most of their elementary years. Its crisp style won't be an embarrassment to the young man or young lady returning home from college, either.
  • ample storage space
  • built-in cork board
  • slots for upright files or books
Brand KidKraft
Model 26703
Weight 55.1 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

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Last updated on December 19, 2016 by Steven John

When not writing or spending time with his family, Steven tries to squeeze in some mountain climbing. In addition to writing for several websites and journals, Steven has published multiple novels.

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