Corner desk for two children: sizes and features of choice

 Corner desk for two children: sizes and features of choice

It is quite a standard situation when two children live in the same room. If you choose the right furniture, in the nursery you can organize a bedroom, playroom, study area, there will be enough space for storage. Each piece of furniture must be functional and ergonomic, so that at the minimum occupied area the maximum payload is carried out. The corner table for two children meets the requirements of these requirements.

Positive sides

With a shortage of space, one table is always better than two.

The advantages of such furniture are obvious:

  • the empty corner will begin to function;
  • corner design has more usable area than standard;
  • for kids, you can buy a compact table, it will take up very little space in the corner, and each child will have his own working surface for practicing children's creativity;
  • corner tables come in various configurations, and if you can not find furniture to fit your angle, you can always order it at the factory according to individual calculations;
  • children can learn lessons without interfering with each other, as they are deployed in different directions.

Corner tables vary in design, size, color, materials, styling. Have different staffing shelves, side tables, racks.


Structurally, models can be right-handed, left-handed, symmetrical. For children with a small age difference, it is better to acquire symmetrical options, then each child will have equal conditions for training. Asymmetric furniture (letter D) is suitable for children with a noticeable difference in age. Most of the surface will take the one who has to actively engage. Often, two equal jobs are organized at an asymmetric table, and a monitor or other equipment is installed for the remainder of a long tabletop.

Sometimes there are specific angles or non-standard situations when furniture has to be ordered according to individual sizes. For example, the room has a furniture set (wall) with a small computer desk, designed for one student. Over time, the second child grew up, and it became necessary to have another workplace.

In this case, a section of furniture with a table should be placed at the beginning or end of the headset, remove the small tabletop and order the angular surface of the table according to your own sketches and sizes. Thus, it turns out a large L-shaped table, one part of which lies on the pedestals of the furniture wall, and the other rotates, creating an angle and resting on the legs of the chrome-plated pipes.

If there is not enough storage space in the room, you should think about purchasing a corner table with the presence of such sections. The corner will be occupied not only by the worktop, but also by the superstructure above it in the form of a shelving, closed and open shelves. Under the table there can be drawers with drawers, closed shelves, as well as a place under the computer and a sliding shelf for the keyboard. Some models are equipped with mobile pedestals on rollers, they are easily removed from under the table top and rolled to any other place.


Corner tables for two children are rarely transformers, they can not "grow" with the child. You need to buy a model in size or for growth, and solve the problem of height with the help of an adjustable chair.

There are standards for desks, developed without regard to age:

  • height - 75 cm;
  • width - 45-65 cm;
  • workplace, taking into account the location of the elbows - at least 150 cm wide per person;
  • legroom under the table should be 80 cm;
  • superstructures can be of any height, but it is convenient to use the shelves at arm's length;
  • the size between the shelves ranges from 25 to 50 cm, depending on the destination;
  • depth of shelves - 20-30 cm;
  • curbstone width 40 cm, depth - 35-45 cm.

When choosing a table for a baby, you should pay attention to the models where the table top is 2-3 cm longer than the elbow joint (if the child is at the table). Sitting, the distance between the knees and the table top is about 15 cm.

The table is correctly sized if the end face coincides with the solar plexus of the child. The length of the tabletop should allow both children to practice freely, without touching each other with their elbows, that is, not less than a meter for each.

Location in the room

The optimal location of the corner table (taking into account the lighting) will be the rotation of the tabletop from the right wall to the window zone. For left-handers fit left-sided table. In this case, both children will get enough daylight. For any other arrangement of furniture should use additional light sources in the form of table or wall lamps.

Having a table by the window, you should make sure that there are no drafts. If there is a radiator under the window, it is necessary to leave a gap between the table and the window sill for the circulation of warm air.

Such a hole should be immediately provided if an individual order is made for a corner worktop combined with a window sill.

Such structures should occupy an angle if the room is small. In a spacious children's table, you can set it up so that it creates a square mini-office or even in the center of the room, dividing it into a play and work area. You can also zone the table itself, creating a place for each child. Children's zones are separated by a sliding cabinet, a swivel shelf, and an Plexiglas office partition. Shelves and drawers are distributed equally.For kids, you can buy multi-colored furniture, it will be easier for them to remember their shelves.


The material of the table, affects the appearance and cost of furniture.

  • From solid wood, the product looks presentable and is expensive. Such a purchase is environmentally friendly, practical and durable.
  • DSP is the most common and budget version of furniture, it looks quite acceptable. Over a chipboard table, over time, the ends can be rubbed over, the corners are easily beaten off. Such material does not tolerate moisture, but this moment is not an obstacle for the children's room.
  • Furniture made of MDF is more expensive, but safer, since less toxic resin is used to make it. Prints of various patterns are well made on MDF plates, the hem is rounded.
  • Glass tables are teenage options and support urban styles (hi-tech, techno, minimalism).

How to make a choice?

Choosing a table Many factors should be considered.

  • The correct height will protect the child from scoliosis. If the height is adjusted by the chair, you should additionally purchase a footrest.
  • Even before buying furniture, you need to decide on the place, then it becomes clear what table is needed (left-sided, right-sided, symmetrical).
  • The specific smell of glue indicates its toxicity, if in doubt, you need to ask the seller a certificate of quality.
  • The table top should not have sharp corners.
  • The color and style of the model is chosen to fit the room.

A variety of corner tables allows you to pick them up to any interior, take into account the design features, color, texture and wishes of children. These tables will fully replace the student desks and will become a favorite place for creativity, leisure and activities.

How to make a corner desk for two children with their own hands, see the following video.

Information provided for reference purposes. For construction issues, always consult a specialist.

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