One way to encourage your kids to get creative: set them up with an art station worthy of the next Koons or Kahlo. Here are 11 cool easels and desks that will inspire your little ones to unleash their imaginations, get hands-on with color and take a master class in early art appreciation.

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With it's fold-out design and easy-carry handle, this tabletop easel can be set up or stowed away in seconds. It comes with three work surfaces (chalkboard, dry-erase and paper) and in a trio of colors: blue, orange or pink. 

Available at Dick Blick, $26.25.

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— Amalie Drury