Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Dora the Explorer Grows Up

I heard today that Dora the Explorer has grown up and changed her image. Some mothers seem to be very upset about this. After reading a little about it I'm kind of glad. Robyn was a baby when Dora came out. She loved that show and from time to time I catch her watching it. Garrett always teases her for watching such a "baby" show. I'm glad that Dora will be growing along with Robyn.

Dora will be focusing on "pro-social themes -- like volunteerism, water conservation, or planting trees to help the environment." This is exactly the type of stuff that interests my 9 year old and I'm thrilled that Dora is not as trashy as the Bratz dolls that are banned from our home.

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Michelle P said...

Where did you find Dora's picture? I'm happy that they are expanding Dora's horizons! I wish they'd change her voice, though. Doesn't it always sound like she's yelling?

Alex said...

I don't like. I don't like it one bit. Why can't they just leave Dora alone? Little girls are growing up WAY too fast and I think this is just going to encourage it even more.