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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 it 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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"We love Night Zookeeper. Previously, my children would refuse to do writing assignments, grammar, and practically rolled their eyes at spelling. Now they do Night Zookeeper everyday and even ask to play on Saturdays!"

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"My daughter would rather spend time "playing" on Night Zookeeper than doing anything else. She has always loved to read. But now she loves to write."

Jeremiah
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"My kids are loving this program and writing more than they ever have before. The game format and reward system holds their attention, and their creative juices keep flowing even 5 weeks into the program."

Paul
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"We love Night Zookeeper. Previously, my children would refuse to do writing assignments, grammar, and practically rolled their eyes at spelling. Now they do Night Zookeeper everyday and even ask to play on Saturdays!"

Asha
Parent
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"My daughter would rather spend time "playing" on Night Zookeeper than doing anything else. She has always loved to read. But now she loves to write."

Jeremiah
Parent
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"My kids are loving this program and writing more than they ever have before. The game format and reward system holds their attention, and their creative juices keep flowing even 5 weeks into the program."

Paul
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Why choose Night Zookeeper

A safe, moderated environment
A safe, moderated environment
Engaging and motivating
Engaging and motivating
Learn through play
Learn through play
Developed by experienced educators
Developed by experienced educators
Proven to improve results
Proven to improve results
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 child's journey

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Inspired by their own creations

Children draw their own magical characters that go with them through the Night Zoo, developing and growing their creative writing skills.

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Growing a rich vocabulary

The foundation of all great writers is their broad and rich vocabulary. We help your children learn thousands of new words through exciting, personalised activities and games.

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Developing grammar skills

As children progress, they'll encounter sentence building games, short writing challenges and many more exciting activities that help them to use these new words in longer, more complex sentences.

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Writing creative stories

Children are then challenged to put their learning into action, producing stories, reports, poems and other styles of writing. Their work will live in a personal portfolio that can be shared with family, friends and a global audience!

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Fast and effective feedback

Children get instant feedback on everything they write. They’re encouraged to improve their writing as they receive comments from Night Zookeeper characters, as well as personalised feedback from our team of educators.

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Recommended by Teachers

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