About Dora The Explorer
Dora the Explorer may be an American television show, but it has gone global and gotten kids’ attention since its inception in 2000. The tiny Latina tot and her monkey friend, Boots, go on many adventures, learning Spanish words along the way and teaching them to young viewers. Dora’s popularity has been used to license toys in many different categories, including books and movies. Some popular Dora the Explorer toys include stuffed plush dolls of Dora, Boots, Dora’s Backpack, and Swiper, as well as Beanie Babies made in the characters’ likenesses. Dora an be found in figurine form, on puzzles, colouring books, and bath toys, along with electronic education toys like computers geared for small users. Since most of Dora’s demographic and fan base includes girls, there are female centreed toys like Dora hair styling sets, fancy dress up costumes, a Dora doll with fairy wings on, and a Mermaid Dora doll that girls can play with in the bathtub. Other popular Dora the Explorer gear includes talking Dora dolls that interact with kids, Dora backpacks for school and clothing, and Dora watches. Mega Bloks, a popular building brand for kids, has Dora block sets that come with miniature Dora figurines. Fun creative toys like market sets, stationery sets with crayons, and colouring sets are also popular for kids. Little ones can even crawl around in their own child sized Dora the Explorer tent. Dora toys can easily be found in many retailers as well as online websites, and now that Dora has segued into being a young teenager, her image has grown up with her fans, and there are even more toy options for her growing fan base.