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June Writing Prompts

While summer doesn’t technically start until June 21st, it sure feels like we’ve entered this blissfully hot season! June is a lovely month because it encapsulates both spring and summer! These seasons bring new plant blossoms, good weather, and smiles! So what better summer treat than to provide some new June Writing Prompts (delivered by Riya!).
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The Best Homeschooling Tips for Parents

Are you starting your own homeschooling journey? Learn more about how to create an effective learning environment at home from our super parents, who have shared with us what has worked for them!
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Benefits of Storytelling in Child Development

Learn about the benefits of storytelling towards child development in this article. We explore the effects of storytelling on children's learning and why it's important to introduce storytelling early.
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11 awesome ways nightzookeeper.com develops reading and writing skills!

Nightzookeeper.com was designed to inspire a love of reading and writing in children, while at the same time helping to develop their creative thinking skills, as well as genuinely improving the quality of their writing. Here are eleven awesome ways nightzookeeper.com could do this for your child!
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Why Spelling is Important for Children

Have you ever wondered why spelling is such an important skill to develop? Take a closer look at some of the main reasons why spelling is crucial for children's educational (and professional) success!
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Our New Look Animal Dens: All you need to know…

As you may have seen, we recently launched a new look for the Animal Dens (where each animal lives) in Night Zookeeper. This aims to make it simpler for your child to use and to give them more choice in the activities they do. However, we know that with any change, it can take a little getting used to so we’ve put this guide together to help anyone who is wondering how to use it. Don’t worry, all the same features are still there!
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7 Top Creative Activities To Do at Home

Now that the colder months are fast approaching, we've compiled our top activities that you can do in the comfort of your own home! These are some of the best ways to encourage creativity and imagination. Have fun and learn at the same time!
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What is Hybrid Learning?

Have you ever heard of hybrid learning? Find out more about this learning method and how it may benefit your child's academic progress here!
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Caitlin Bahrey

Writing Assessment: We’re Here to Help

Assessing students’ writing isn’t always the most enjoyable of tasks for teachers; hours spent scouring writing searching for adjectives and commas used in the right places. That’s where ‘Reports’ comes in; one of the new features on Night Zookeeper that we are really excited about. This tool is readily available from your Classroom Dashboard and provides you with data on what your students are including in their writing.
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Back to school: help your child start the year on the right foot!

Get your child's new academic year started in the best way possible by teaching them some positive learning habits. Encourage and inspire your child with these seven amazing tips on how to help your child build positive learning habits for the new school year.
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Why is reading important for children?

Encourage and inspire your child with these seven amazing tips on why you should encourage your child to read (and read a lot).
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Night Zookeeper: New Alexa Skill launched for Amazon Kids+

Night Zookeeper has joined forces with Amazon to offer an exclusive educational Alexa Skill for its Amazon Kids+ service. Called Night Zookeeper Write and Draw, it launches in the UK alongside a funky new Echo Dot Kids speaker.
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How you can help your child with dysgraphia or dyslexia to enjoy writing.

How you can help your child with dysgraphia or dyslexia to enjoy writing. Dyslexia and dysgraphia are common learning difficulties experienced by children. It can be incredibly tough to find a program that not only helps encourage a child to love creative writing who struggles with either of these difficulties, but also one that allows them to actually flourish as creative writers! So, the main question is how can we help someone with dysgraphia or dyslexia with their writing so that they can grow to love it? There are plenty of online learning games and options for dyslexia and dysgraphia that can help your child.
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Caitlin Bahrey

How Night Zookeeper Helped Our Neuro-divergent Learner

At Night Zookeeper, we’re proud to celebrate Autism Acceptance Month.
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Sam Davidson

Perfect for homeschooling

Alongside schools and districts, nightzookeeper.com is increasingly being used by homeschooling parents around the world.
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Caitlin Bahrey

Teach a Child to Read in 6 Simple Steps

Learning how to read is hard! Teaching your child how to read can be even harder. Here are six amazing ways to teach your child to read
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Night Zookeeper Launch A Personalized Book Where Kids Can Draw The Hero

Children’s education and media company Night Zookeeper is launching the first book in the world where kids can design and draw the hero! This personalized book is the perfect gift option for the holidays.
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How to Get Started on nightzookeeper.com

Take a look at our Parent Guide for information on how to get started. We’ve also listed steps for you below:
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