Do you have a little one that loves arts and crafts? This fun DIY kids art desk has storage so they can keep all their supplies put away neatly when not in use. It is great for kids to have their own creative space to do art or homework and they will just love have their own art desk for kids! This DIY Kids Art Desk With Storage was first shared by Ken Wingard on Home & Family, which airs weekdays at 10 am ET/PT on Hallmark Channel. I was given permission to share it with you here.
DIY Kids Art Desk With Storage Tutorial
With his kids going back to school, Ken Wingard was inspired to make them their own art desk out of an old cupboard. All you need is the cabinet front and a drawer. He said if you can’t find one from a recent remodel, you can always buy one for about $20 brand new. The kids art desk works for kids of all ages, from toddler and up who have a creative streak and need a work station to express it. The drawer allows for depth in the desk where they can keep their supplies- parents will love this containment feature! This entire DIY will cost you about $37 if you can get find an old cupboard to reuse.
Art Desk For Kids Materials:
• Cabinet front with door + drawer
• 1”x3” pine board
• 1/4” plywood
• Wood clamp
• Wood filler
• 4 wood furniture feet
• 4 table let mounting plates
• Chalkboard paint
How To Make A Kids Art Desk With Storage:
1) Cut 1”x3” pine board and use wood glue to cover the drawer hole in the cabinet front
2) Use drawer as desk base or assemble a wooden box base
3) Attach desk base to cabinet
4) Route front edge of door
5) Apply wood filler and sand
6) Attach mounting plates to base, screw in feet
7) Paint desk
These instructions are super abbreviated but you can watch this video to see all the details for how to make a kids art desk with storage.
This is a great toddler art desk or you can use longer legs for older children. Do you think you will try making this art desk for kids?