Star Gurus Review [iOS]

stargurus_iconFrom the makers of ABC Gurus comes Star Gurus, a followup to developer Coltos’ ABC learning app. While the previous app taught ABCs, Star Gurus concentrates on numbers. It’s a cute game for small children that can teach them how to count numbers in order via connect the dots style mini games.

Star Gurus is a very simple app for kids to pick up and play. Basically for each level, they just have to tap on the numbers in the correct order to reveal what the picture is. It uses star constellations as its theme.  If your child already know their numbers, going through the various levels should be a breeze. If they  don’t, there’s no reason to worry as Star Gurus helps them out along the way. Tapping incorrect numbers in order will cause the correct numbers to flash and pulsate while tapping on the correct one will have the narrator speak that number. When they’ve completed the puzzle, a picture will appear.

What’s rather neat about Star Gurus is that it can grow with your child’s understanding of numbers. once they’ve masters counting in order, you can set to the app to teach them how to count by even and odd numbers and by 10s.

With that said, Colto I think has another hit on their hands with Star Gurus. It’s a solid counting app that should help your young kids get better at counting and recognizing numbers. Not only that, parents will appreciate the fact that Star Gurus has ZERO popup ads or any ads in general. It’s very child friendly in that respect. Overall, I’d recommend Star Gurus for anyone who has small children just learning their numbers. It’s a free app anyways so it’s worth a look.

iTunes Link: Star Guru
Version: 1.0.1
Developer: Colto
Price: Free
Compatible Devices: (Universal App) Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.


Parents, are you searching for a fun App that teaches preschoolers to count? Your kids will have loads of fun connecting stars in the sky in this dot-to-dot game, while they learn to count from 1 to 20, count odd and even numbers and count by 10s from 10 to 90.

Following the hugely popular ABC Gurus, Colto’s alphabet and phonics learning game, comes Star Gurus, the next preschooler learning App in the Gurus series.

Created by a Mum/Teacher with a team of game designers, this App teaches numbers and counting in different sequences, key skills for preschoolers based on the American Core Knowledge Preschool sequence.

The game is playable in 10 languages: English (US + UK), Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean

Recommended ages 2-5 years
Required iOS7 onwards


Easy for kids to play on their own
Default game mode with 20 stars for counting numbers from 1 to 20
Optional game mode counting odd and even numbers by 2s
Optional game mode counting by 10s from 10 to 90
30 different constellations of stars that form 30 unique images
Audio of numbers 1 to 20 and 30, 40 50, 60, 70, 80, 90
Audio of words naming the 30 images
Regular updates with additional star constellations and images added
Optimised for visually impaired kids
No in-app purchases
No third party advertising
COPPA compliant


Colto’s mission is to create fun mobile games for preschoolers that make them smile while they learn. Our team, made up of a Mum/Teacher and talented game designers, strives to develop high quality educational Apps that kids love and parents trust. Our games are designed to be non addictive for kids with an average playtime of 15 minutes.


We take your family’s privacy seriously and for this reason we have worked with Privo to certify all of our games and our website COPPA compliant.

[Source: iTunes]


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