Engaging banner
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
Start Free Trial

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

How it works video thumbnail
Stars

"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
Stars

"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
Back to School Offer!

Back to School Offer!

Save over 50% on our yearly subscription!

More prices

50% Off!
12 months
7 day free trial
£4.17 / month
Taken as a single payment of £49.99
Start Free Trial
7 day free trial
Works across all devices
Cancel anytime online

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

A Comprehensive Primary English Curriculum

Reading background

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!

Reading image
Writing background

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!

Writing image
Spelling, Grammar & Punctuation background

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.

Spelling, Grammar & Punctuation image
Learn Through Play background

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!

Learn Through Play image
An Opportunity to Collaborate background

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.

An Opportunity to Collaborate image
Fast and Effective Feedback background

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.

Fast and Effective Feedback image

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

How it works video thumbnail

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

Start a Free Trial

Monthly
7 day free trial
£9.99 / month
Taken as a single payment of £9.99
Start Free Trial
50% Off!
12 months
7 day free trial
£4.17 / month
Taken as a single payment of £49.99
Start Free Trial
Sam
3 months
7 day free trial
£9.33 / month
Taken as a single payment of £27.99
Start Free Trial

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions
How does Night Zookeeper improve reading and writing?
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.
How does Night Zookeeper make reading & writing fun
Night Zookeeper uses a gamified approach to teach reading & writing skills in a fun, engaging, and highly motivating way. Children improve their skills through playing games, winning challenges and battles, completing interactive lessons, and much more!
What will my child write about?
They’ll write about everything, from short stories about magical animals to instructions on how to make the perfect hot chocolate. Different genres of writing are gradually introduced according to age/ability level, including creative writing, newspaper articles, persuasive writing, reports, essay writing, and poetry.
My child hates/really struggles with reading & writing. Can this really help?
In short, yes! Night Zookeeper has been proven over and over to inspire even the most reluctant learners to develop a love of reading & writing. Trust us, your child will love it too! When you sign up, you’ll be given a free 7-day trial to make sure Night Zookeeper is the right fit for your family.
Is Night Zookeeper for homeschoolers, or can it be used as a supplemental resource?
Whether you’re a homeschool parent, or a parent looking for additional ways to supplement your child’s learning, we’ve got you covered! Our program covers all areas of the English National Curriculum, meaning it can be used as a homeschool English curriculum, or as a supplemental resource to level up the skills your child has acquired at school.
How often should we use Night Zookeeper?
We recommend consistent use for best results or improvement. Our program is very flexible and can be easily integrated with your homeschool routine, but we suggest at least 30 minutes per day to ensure continuous progress.
What ages are best for this program?
Night Zookeeper is best for ages 6 to 12 (years 1 to 6). 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’ll have access to all different levels (pre-k to sixth grade) through your dashboard, should you need to adjust the program to your child’s current learning ability.
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. This is a great tool for parents, homeschoolers, and even teachers!
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 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.
Do you have a family subscription?
Yes, you can add more than one child to your account. Simply press, 'Start Trial', and then add the number of children you would like (up to 3). The price will be displayed on the screen. Each learner will have their own Night Zookeeper profile, so you can track different levels and individual progress through your dashboard.

Night Zookeeper Awards & Partners

Partner 0
Partner 1
Partner 2
Logo
2011-2024. Wonky Star Ltd
Registered Company No. 07706300