Dora the Explorer

TV review by Joly Herman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

Preschoolers will love Dora's ongoing adventures.

Parents say

age 4+

Based on 76 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 207 reviews

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age 2+

Teaches how to follow instructions

I love Dora I sit with my 2 year old and interact with her. The show ask the child to do or say thing in the same manner A pre k teacher would ask. I think when watched with adult supervision the show is great at helping with getting your child ready for pre k. The show also helps with problems solving, teaching Spanish, counting, colors, and shapes. Once the child learns the basic skills neede for pre k I don’t think the show is helpful on a teaching level.

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age 2+

Dora is a a positive Spanish-speaking model for younger kiddos

Dora speaks 2 languages just like my son! I love that there is a character that looks and speaks like him. Before watching this show my husband would talk with my son in Spanish but only get English replies... since watching Dora my son has started to reply in Spanish!! I think that Dora has shown my son that bilingualism is cool, useful, something to be celebrated.

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