16 IKEA Finds That’ll Get Kids Excited about Studying


The summer swelter is nearing its end. Before your kids trade swimming for studying, you’ll need to stock up on the essentials (especially if you are remote learning this year). That’s where your fave Swedish retailer comes in. Along with the must-have meatballs and lingonberry sauce, an IKEA study table, IKEA desk and other school-ready picks can make the summer-to-school transition the best time of the year. Keep reading to see our favorites.

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RÅSKOG Utility Cart

Organize your child's workspace with the IKEA RÅSKOG utility cart ($29.99). Fill the bins with pens, pencils, paper and every other school supply your student needs. 

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MÅLA Paper

Make your child's crafting dreams come true with this assortment of rainbow hues ($4.99). The paper pack comes with different colors and different sizes too!

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Store your child's fave art supplies in IKEA's LUSTIGT craft caddy ($17.99). Not only can they keep crayons, markers and pens in the box, but there's also an A4-size paper storage tray in the bottom. 

MÖJLIGHET Headset and tablet stand

Tidy up those cords with this cute stand ($3.99) that comes in a variety of colors. 

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VÄGGIS Noticeboard

Forget about Pinterest for a moment. This noticeboard allows your child to pin their favorite artwork, reminders or anything else IRL. And it's only $5.99!

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The simple IKEA desk ($99.99) fits almost any room. Combine it with other IKEA units or keep it as is for a minimalist work station. 

NÄVLINGE LED wall/clamp spotlight

Let their work shine bright this school year with this clip-on lamp ($17.99).

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STARTTID Pencil Case

So you say your kiddos need something cute to carry their pencils in? This pick ($1.99) is an adorable option.

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If your child needs more storage space, this HEMNES desk unit ($449) is ideal!

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OBERGET / BLYSKÄR Desk Chair with Pad

Now that your child has a desk, she needs somewhere to sit. The OBERGET / BLYSKÄR chair ($34.99) is easy on your back-to-school budget, adjustable and cute! Comes with different colored pads to match your decor.

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With three different heights, this children's desk ($79.99) is an adjustable option your kiddo will enjoy for years to come. 

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VIMUND Desk Chair

Kids can get comfy in this ergonomic junior chair ($69.99). 

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KUNGSFORS Magnetic Clip

The KUNGSFORS clip ($4.99 for three) is perfect for organizing your child's school papers, artwork or other papers. Or use them to leave little reminder notes behind!

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MÅLA Chalk

Little artists will get a kick out of these bold colors. Your child will get nine pieces of chalk in a pack for $2!

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MÅLA Colored Pencils

If your pint-sized Picasso is all about drawing, this 10 piece pack ($4.99) has a rainbow of colors to create with. 

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TJENA Desk Organizer

Keep your kiddo's desk clear with this organizer ($4.99). 


—Erica Loop

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