Picture from Dora’s Big Birthday Adventure
Overall A

Dora the Explorer celebrates her tenth anniversary as a TV series in this special program. Following the show's usual formula, the spunky, Spanish-speaking lass (voice of Caitlin Sanchez) and her monkey pal Boots map out a course to bring them home to family and friends in time for a big birthday party.

Violence A-
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A

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Dora’s Big Birthday Adventure

Why do you think the creators of Dora The Explorer decided to make the lead character Latino? What things is she able to teach because of her cultural background?

Dora is told to remember her friends each time she faces a new challenge. How do past experiences help Dora solve present problems? What people can you turn to when you need assistance? What kinds of things does Dora learn by reviewing the past?