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Homemade Study Center




Kids are more likely to think inside the box, even in a busy room, when a cardboard carton is turned into a personal study center.


  • Lage box
  • Scissors
  • Colored duct tape


  1. Step 1

    Cut away the bottom, top, and one long side of a large box; trim the height, then slope the sides. Finish edges with colored duct tape.

  2. Step 2

    Clamps, rubber bands, and tacks help organize notes, calendars, and other items on the "walls."



Reviews (6)

  • cindybet 30 Aug, 2011

    are there directions for this craft? It looks like a great idea, but I could use some guidance!

  • aaron350 30 Aug, 2011

    Great idea. If you haven't got a large box, try a display board. With careful cutting, you can get two out of one board. Decorate the outside if you work at a table. Do let the kids help.

  • SarahjWilson 16 Sep, 2010

    This is such a great idea! I made one for both my boys. I live in a small apartment and not much room to get away. I thought this was perfect for my new second grader who will be starting to really do homework now, this will help him have some space of his own and away from little brothers bugging him during homework time. I also made one for my little preschooler. I can put up his ABC's and 123?

  • deblynboys 15 Sep, 2010

    Brilliant idea! For the first time ever my nine year old grandson can do his homework by himself. He seems to focus so much better.I love it!!!!

  • Meemola 14 Sep, 2010

    This is a great idea for us! My son has been struggling with paying attention to his homework in a house full of 7 other noisy people. Thanks!

  • futuremrsrammy 14 Sep, 2010

    A child's cubicle! That is hilarious!