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Make Reading & Writing Fantastically Fun

Make Reading & Writing Fantastically Fun

  • Award-winning reading & writing program for kids
  • Improves spelling, grammar, punctuation & vocabulary
  • Personalised feedback on your child's writing
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How our program works

Fun word games improve spelling and build vocabulary

Engaging challenges develop grammar and structure skills

Inspiring writing prompts and lessons spark your child's imagination

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"Night Zookeeper has been a great resource to get my children using more imagination and descriptive words in their writing. They are also reinforcing great grammar skills on a daily basis."

Alison
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"I've had trouble getting my children to do anything else this week...The feedback from tutors is so great and they love it when they are set a further challenge. Absolutely brilliant for the imagination and creative writing - grammar, punctuation, spelling. I'm so impressed, thank you! "

Sharon
Parent
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"Night Zookeeper has encouraged my writing-resistant children to find enjoyment in words. They have found a purpose for writing stories and making characters. Their literacy skills have increased so much!"

Jessica
Parent
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"Night Zookeeper has been a great resource to get my children using more imagination and descriptive words in their writing. They are also reinforcing great grammar skills on a daily basis."

Alison
Parent
Stars

"I've had trouble getting my children to do anything else this week...The feedback from tutors is so great and they love it when they are set a further challenge. Absolutely brilliant for the imagination and creative writing - grammar, punctuation, spelling. I'm so impressed, thank you! "

Sharon
Parent
Stars

"Night Zookeeper has encouraged my writing-resistant children to find enjoyment in words. They have found a purpose for writing stories and making characters. Their literacy skills have increased so much!"

Jessica
Parent
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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 reading & writing skills
Proven to improve reading & writing skills
Perfect for ages 6-12
Perfect for ages 6-12
Frequently Asked Questions
How does Night Zookeeper improve reading and 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.

A Comprehensive Primary English Curriculum

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Reading

Night Zookeeper improves reading skills through games and activities that test reading comprehension and information retention. All reading activities and resources are tailored by age group, so whether your child is just learning to read, or is an avid reader, our program will help them progress!

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Writing

Learning to write can be challenging for primary students. Our program's range of exciting writing assignments, activities and resources makes writing fun for kids, whilst building critical thinking. Your child will learn about all styles and genres of writing, from short stories, to reports, to poetry, and everything in between!

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Spelling, Grammar & Punctuation

Our spelling & grammar curriculum is taught through a variety of fun and engaging activities, to build grammar skills, vocabulary, and spelling skills. These include sentence building games, word acquisition challenges and short writing tasks.

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Learn Through Play

Night Zookeeper uses a gamified approach to teaching English to provide children with a fun, engaging, and highly motivating learning experience. Our program uses games and other interactive activities to keep your child focused, entertained and progressing!

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An Opportunity to Collaborate

On our program, children are encouraged to work with other children around the world on writing projects and games, and have the ability to comment on each others' work. Our community moderators constantly monitor the program to ensure we maintain a safe space.

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Fast and Effective Feedback

Children 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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Why Join This Year

Award-winning English program for Years 1 to 6

Developed by experienced educators to improve writing & reading skills

Your child will ASK to use our program

Set your own writing assignments, or let us do it for you

Follow your child's progress with your parent dashboard

Receive monthly themed printable English worksheets & resources

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Recommended by Teachers

Night Zookeeper captures the children's imaginations and can promote a positive reading and writing experience - in and out of school. We love it!
Emma Cotton, Langham Village School, UK
Night Zookeeper captures the children's imaginations and can promote a positive reading and writing experience - in and out of school. We love it!
Emma Cotton, Langham Village School, UK

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