Word Stars is a collection of 8 word games and puzzles designed to meet a variety of educational needs. Teachers and parents can provide lists of spelling words, science terms, geographic locations, etc. which the students will then use in their word games. Students may also allow the computer to choose words and word lists from Word Stars 2.0's built-in dictionary of over 127,000 words. Some games also allow the student or a buddy to enter the words to be used. Most games have multiple levels of difficulty to allow use by different grade levels.