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Top Dora the Explorer DVDS


Dora the Explorer is a favorite among preschoolers, male and female, of many different nationalities. If you are looking for a Dora DVD, you are in luck -- there are many, many to choose from. Here are a few of the newest and also some of the best DVDs and collections that feature episodes or double-length adventures with the adorable Dora the Explorer.

1. Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventure

Dora's Enchanted Forest Adventures
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Join Dora on an adventure that is enchanting and educational in this trilogy of stories from the enchanted forest. The DVD contains the following related three episodes:

  • Tale of the Unicorn King: A new King is named for the Enchanted Forest.
  • The Secret of Atlantis: Dora, Diego, King Unicornio and friends help the unicorns and dragons become friends and raise the lost city of Atlantis.
  • Dora Saves King Unicornio (double-length feature): When Owl usurps the crown and begins to make the forest inhabitants miserable, Dora must help restore King Unicornio to his righful place as king.


2. Dora the Explorer: Dora's Big Birthday Adventure

Dora's Big Birthday Adventure
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Released in honor of the 10th Anniversary of Dora the Explorer, the title episode of this special DVD is a double-length feature which finds Dora and Boots trapped in Magic Storybook land. They must get past the witch (complete with flying monkeys) and find the Wishing Wizzle so they can make it back in time for Dora's big birthday celebration. The story is the third in the Magic Storybook trilogy (the first two are "Dora Saves the Snow Princess" and "Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom"). The DVD contains three birthday/wish themed episodes:

  • "Dora's Big Birthday Adventure"
  • "Dora Helps the Birthday Wizzle"
  • "Wizzle Wishes"

¡Feliz Cumpleaños Dora!

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3. Dora the Explorer: Let's Explore! Dora's Greatest Adventures

Dora the Explorer
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Travel with Dora to exciting places like Star Mountain and the Purple Planet in this adventurous Dora title featuring an impressive 8 episodes:

  • "Lost Map"
  • "Hide and Go Seek"
  • "Journey to the Purple Planet"
  • "Rescue, Rescue, Rescue!"
  • "Star Catcher"
  • "Star Mountain"
  • "Boots to the Rescue"
  • "Swiper the Explorer"

Kids will enjoy seeing some of their favorite Dora friends, such as Map, Swiper, Baby Jaguar, and Boots, in starring roles on the DVD. Also, each episode contains Spanish words and other educational content for preschoolers.

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4. Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom

Dora the Explorer
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The Snow Princess is back to show Dora the way in a new adventure in Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom. The magic crystal that the Snow Princess gave to her points Dora toward a new character who is in need of Dora's help -- Ally of the Crystal Kingdom.  The evil king of Ally’s kingdom has stolen the crystals that give the land color, and it is up to Dora and her viewing friends to help Ally get them back. No matter how far they have to travel, or what obstacles they must overcome, Ally will not give up until she brings her colorful kingdom back. The DVD also contains two regular length episodes of the series.

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5. Dora Saves the Snow Princess

Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess
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In this fanciful Dora DVD featuring the new voice of Dora, Caitlin Sanchez, Dora and her friends discover that a beautiful snow princess has been locked in a tower by a witch and needs their help. Dora encourages viewers at home to join in as she crosses the ocean, passes the snowy hills, and travels though a cave in order to get to the tower and save la princessa.

6. Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Mermaids

Dora Saves the Mermaids
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In this double-length feature, Dora and Boots travel to the mermaid kingdom. When they get there, the find that a mean litterbug octopus is causing a lot of trouble. Can Dora help the mermaids and restore good clean order to the kingdom?

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7. Dora the Explorer - World Adventure! (DVD) (2006)

Dora the Explorer
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This volume presents a double-length adventure that finds Dora exploring in France, Tanzania, Russia, and China. Kids will learn a little about geography and culture as they help Dora and her friends -- both new and old -- find missing friendship bracelets and return them to their owners.

8. Dora the Explorer - Dora's Double Length Adventures (DVD) (2005)

Dora the Explorer
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Dora's double-length adventures are all so popular, and this collection contains a few of the older but still very popular shows: Pirate Adventure, Dora's Fairytale Adventure, and Dance to the Rescue. Little girls go gaga over their favorite heroine all dressed up as a pretty princess in Dora's Fairytale Adventure. But, Dora is popular with the boys as well, and her Pirate Adventure is fun for all preschoolers.

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9. Dora the Explorer - Big Sister Dora (2004)

Dora the Explorer
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This title contains the landmark episode "Big Sister Dora," in which Dora and Boots hurry home to meet a new family member, which turns out to be --Suprise! -- two new family members. Dora's baby brother and sister's arrive on the scene, and they are featured again in future episodes.

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10. Dora the Explorer: Super Babies' Dream Adventure

Dora the Explorer
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Dora's twin baby brother and sister are back in a magical episode filled with adventure. In the title episode, Dora puts her baby brother and sister to sleep with a fantastic story about a fairy, a Dragon Mountain, and a Dream Castle. Kids who love this super baby adventure will also like the original "Super Babies" episode which is featured on the DVD Dora the Explorer: Super Babies (Compare Prices).

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11. Dora the Explorer: Animal Adventures

Dora the Explorer
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This Dora title contains something for every preschooler, combining Dora, Diego (Dora's cousin, Go, Diego, Go!), and lots of cute animals. The DVD features 4 episodes in all and includes the popular episode "Save Diego!", in which Dora and her friends find themselves involved in a rainforest rescue.

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12. Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure

Dora's Christmas Carol
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Travel with Dora to Christmas past, present and future as she and her friends try to help Swiper understand the error of his ways before it's too late. An endearing holiday special, Dora’s Christmas Carol Adventure will enchant young fans of Dora and help them learn about the joy of giving and the importance of friendship. The DVD version of this feature-length adventure contains six minutes of the story that will not be shown on TV when the special airs as well as two exclusive music videos.

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