Preschool

Dora the Explorer

Vámanos! Every day, the world’s most beloved explorer, Dora, takes preschoolers on interactive adventures in an imaginative, tropical world filled with jungles, beaches and rainforests. Dora is proudly bilingual and uses her knowledge of English and Spanish to communicate with her friends, overcome obstacles and reach her goals.

COME ON VÁMONOS, EVERYBODY LET’S GO!

– Dora

ORIGINAL RUN

08/14/00 – 01/15, 200 EPISODES

caricature of chris gifford and valerie valdes
Meet the Creators

Chris Gifford, Valerie Valdes and Eric Weiner

What’s in a name? A lot, according to Chris, Valerie and Eric. The inspiration for Dora Marquez’s first name was exploradora, the Spanish feminine word for explorer. The trio took her last name from Nobel Prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez.