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Dance Fiesta!

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Dora encourages preschoolers to sing and dance.

What parents need to know

Educational value

Kids learn some Spanish.

Positive messages

Encourages kids to dance and have fun.

Positive role models

Dora is friendly, kind, and curious.

Violence & scariness
Not applicable
Sexy stuff
Not applicable
Language

In English and Spanish.

Consumerism

Nick Jr. produces this CD.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this is a collection of lively and clean pop dance tunes for preschoolers. The songs should be familiar enough for the adults to get up and sing and dance with their kids (which is probably why "We Are Family" is included). Go wild and cut loose. It's a good way to share music, especially before your kids get too old and start making fun of your taste. Like the show, some of the CD is in Spanish.

What's the story?

DANCE FIESTA! is a fun way to get your resident Dora the Explorer fan off the couch and on the living room dance floor. While it lacks the obvious interactive and educational qualities of the TV show, it will get your kids dancing and singing. Like on the show, there is some Spanish thrown in the mix on songs like \"Oye Como Va,\" (with Carlos Santana) and \"La Bamba,\" (with Los Lonely Boys). That's how big Dora has gotten. She makes a CD and attracts two of the biggest and best names in Latin Rock history.

Is it any good?

QUALITY

Parents familiar with Dora the cartoon character will know that her high-pitched, always enthusiastic voice can get to be a bit much. But seemingly not for kids. And If you can deal with one of Nick Jr.'s Dora marathons, then you can deal with this. The CD would be fun to break the ice for a birthday party of 3- or 4-year-olds. Kids will automatically dance to this, as sure as they'd magnetically gravitate to cake and ice cream.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about how universal music is -- making you want to dance even if you cannot understand the language. Families can stage a dance party and practice the Spanish words they learn here.

Music details

Artist:Various Artists
Release date:October 11, 2005
Label:Nick Records
Genre:Children's Music
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Kid, 9 years old April 10, 2014

Annoying!

So annoying! Couldn't understand half of it!
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Too much violence
Too much sex
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Too much consumerism
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Parent Written byalicia37 March 20, 2012

dora is very educational!!!!

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