Mother helping child with homework. Retrirved August 2, 2016 from http://www.blogcdn.com/www.parentdish.ca/media/2013/08/homework-help.jpg

Summer vacation is coming to an end and that means a new school year is upon us. Parents want to make sure their children have everything they need to successful.  Getting the most out of education begins with homework and with that comes a setting that will help keep students productive and on track, especially at home.  Let’s look at some cool homework stations!

  1. Make use of useless wall space with a bookcase or hang a pegboard for pen/pencil storage.
Pencil Bucket. Retrieved 07/30/2016, from Peg Board
Pencil Bucket. Retrieved 07/30/2016, from Peg Board

 

Bookcase idea. Retrieved July 30, 2016 from http://todhunterearle.com/portfolio/knightsbridge/
Bookcase idea. Retrieved July 30, 2016 from http://todhunterearle.com/portfolio/knightsbridge/
  1. Keep the desk area free of clutter with labeled drawers.
Labeled drawers. Retrieved July 30, 2016 from http://cf.cleanandscentsible.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Kids-Homework-Station-162.jpg
Labeled drawers. Retrieved July 30, 2016 from http://cf.cleanandscentsible.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Kids-Homework-Station-162.jpg
  1. Stimulate the mind by hanging wall art and using corkboards with framed words of encouragement.
Wall art idea. Retrieved July30, 2016 from Hobby Lobby
Wall art idea. Retrieved July30, 2016 from Hobby Lobby

You don’t need a huge budget to create an area for your kids to have a quiet and productive space to crank out those A’s.  Creativity doesn’t require a bank account, just a keen eye, and a focused mind.  Here’s to having a great school year!

Written by: Hope Thomas, Staff Writer, Modern Domestic

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