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Writing Program for Kids - Night Zookeeper

Writing Program for Kids - Night Zookeeper

  • The world's first gamified writing curriculum for kids
  • Thousands of fun writing lessons, games & challenges
  • Personalised feedback to boost writing skills
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How our writing program works

A gamified approach to teaching writing

Interactive lessons & word games that boost writing skills

Inspiring writing prompts that spark a passion for creative writing

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"Both my writing-hesitant boys have flourished with this program. Their storytelling & creativity tendencies propel them through writing tasks and they really love to dive in on the games and extras."

Sarah
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"Night Zookeeper is a fun way for kids to willingly learn. Both my kids love playing and it has helped their writing skills. Night Zookeeper is an awesome program!"

Hailey
Parent
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"My son LOVES this program. He chooses to do this over video games or playing. He has found a new love of writing. We are beyond thrilled to have found this program and will continue using it!"

Jacqueline
Parent
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"Both my writing-hesitant boys have flourished with this program. Their storytelling & creativity tendencies propel them through writing tasks and they really love to dive in on the games and extras."

Sarah
Parent
Stars

"Night Zookeeper is a fun way for kids to willingly learn. Both my kids love playing and it has helped their writing skills. Night Zookeeper is an awesome program!"

Hailey
Parent
Stars

"My son LOVES this program. He chooses to do this over video games or playing. He has found a new love of writing. We are beyond thrilled to have found this program and will continue using it!"

Jacqueline
Parent

Make Writing Fun with Night Zookeeper

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Key Features

A safe, moderated environment
A safe, moderated environment
Engaging & motivational way to teach kids
Engaging & motivational way to teach kids
A gamified approach - learn through play
A gamified approach - learn through play
Developed by experienced educators
Developed by experienced educators
Proven to improve writing skills
Proven to improve writing skills
Ideal for ages 6-12
Ideal for ages 6-12
Frequently Asked Questions
How does Night Zookeeper improve writing, and make it fun?
By providing thousands of fun and engaging lessons, challenges, and games, Night Zookeeper helps children to learn new words, use them in sentences, and then create amazing pieces of writing that are shared with children from around the world. They receive feedback from our team of tutors as well as other children that highlight where they can improve. In-game awards and competitions keep them motivated to continue to learn and progress.
What will my child write about?
They’ll write about everything, from stories about magical animals to instructions on how to make the perfect hot chocolate. All genres of writing are gradually introduced including newspaper articles, persuasive writing, reports, and poetry.
But my child doesn’t like writing! Can this help?
In short, yes indeed! Night Zookeeper has been proven over and over to inspire even the most reluctant writers to develop a love of writing. Trust us, your child will love it too!
How does my child get feedback on their work?
Children receive feedback from our qualified tutors on every piece of written work they submit for review. Feedback includes encouraging comments to boost motivation and detailed suggestions on how to improve their work. Our tutors aim to provide feedback within 48 hours of work being submitted.
How often should we use Night Zookeeper?
Children should try to use Night Zookeeper a minimum of 30 minutes a week to get the best out of the program. This will give them time to complete their weekly assignments and check feedback from their tutors. But there is SO much to do on Night Zookeeper so we recommend a few hours a week to really take advantage of all the material on offer, and to help your child improve their reading and writing faster.
What ages are best for this program?
Night Zookeeper is best for ages 6 to 12. When you join you’ll be able to select the age of your child, and this will change the type of lessons, challenges, games, and level of vocabulary that they will encounter. You can always adjust this in your parent dashboard.
Do you have a family subscription?
Yes, you can add more than one child to your account. Simply press 'Start Free Trial' on a plan, and then add the number of children you would like (up to 3) in the checkout. The total will be displayed on the screen and there are discounts applied for every child added.
Can I check my child’s progress?
You certainly can. When you join Night Zookeeper you will be given access to a parent dashboard where you can easily monitor your child’s writing, achievements, and the feedback they are receiving from their tutor.
Can I use this on a tablet?
Yes, Night Zookeeper works across tablets, PC’s and laptops. We recommend using either on Safari, or Google Chrome browsers for best performance.
Is Night Zookeeper suitable for homeschoolers?
Whether you’re a homeschool parent, or a parent looking for additional ways to supplement your child’s learning, we’ve got you covered! While our program has a comprehensive reading & writing curriculum, it can also be used to level up the skills your child has acquired at school. Some families use Night Zookeeper as their homeschool English curriculum, while others reach for it as a way to build on reading & writing skills taught at school!
Is Night Zookeeper suitable for children with special educational needs?
Absolutely! Night Zookeeper has been proven to work well for children with dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, amongst many other special educational needs (SEN). The flexibility of the program enables every child to learn at their own pace and according to their own needs, and the gamified experience breaks down barriers that many children face with traditional learning experiences.

Your Child's Writing Adventure

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Writing starts with characters

Children are encouraged to start their creative writing journey by using their imaginations to create original magical animal characters to live in their Night Zoo.

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Building a rich vocabulary

Our word games have been developed to help your child develop their writing skills by teaching them new words to improve written expression.

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Developing grammar skills

With new vocabulary in their minds, your child will come across varied writing lessons, sentence building games, short writing challenges, and many more exciting activities to build grammar skills and help them start writing with ease!

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Writing stories

Children are then challenged to try different writing processes to produce short stories, reports, poems and other forms of writing. They’re also encouraged to develop their knowledge of different styles of writing, including narrative, expository, persuasive, and descriptive writing. Their work will be added to a personal portfolio that can be shared with family, friends and fellow users!

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An opportunity to collaborate

An innovative approach to teaching reading & writing! Learners have a chance to collaborate on different writing projects, comment on each others’ work, and learn together in a safe and monitored environment. Their work may even be featured in the program!

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Fast and effective feedback

Your young writer will get instant feedback on their work, with comments from Night Zookeeper characters and personalized feedback from our team of expert educators. All student writing is carefully reviewed and monitored to keep a safe and positive learning environment.

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Perfect for Primary School Students

Hundreds of pre-set writing lesson plans to choose from

Progress tracking showing your child's improvement in real-time

A flexible approach - set your own writing assignments, or let us do it for you

Developed by experienced educators to improve writing skills

Access thousands of online and offline English resources ideal for 6-12 year olds

Receive monthly themed printable worksheets to do handwritten exercises

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Recommended by Teachers

This is the best interactive writing tool I've come across in 24 years of teaching.
Laura Seiser, Northeast Hamilton School, USA
This is the best interactive writing tool I've come across in 24 years of teaching.
Laura Seiser, Northeast Hamilton School, USA
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