How does Night Zookeeper teach spelling?
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 English language fun?
Night Zookeeper uses a gamified approach to teach reading & writing skills in a fun, engaging, and highly motivating way. Young learners can improve their English skills through playing games, winning challenges and battles, completing interactive lessons, and much more!
What spelling topics are covered?
Night Zookeeper’s spelling curriculum covers everything you might expect your child to learn in Year 1, including vowels & consonants, sight words, and phonics, to topics required in higher years, such as spelling patterns, prefixes & suffixes, and much more! Spelling words suddenly becomes fun and interesting for your child with our program.
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! While our program is a complete English 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 writing skills taught at school!
How often should we use Night Zookeeper?
As Night Zookeeper covers the complete English National Curriculum, we recommend consistent use for best results or improvement. Our program is very flexible and can be easily integrated with your child’s 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 (UK 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 can always adjust this in your dashboard.
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 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 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.