How to Dress Like Dora the Explorer

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Wow Pink Cotton Crew Neck Tee
Black Super Model Wig
Dora the Explorer Rescue Backpack
Orange Mesh Short
Basic Solid Yellow Socks
Boots Dora's Monkey
Stretch Plus Velcro Sneaker

Best Dora the Explorer Costume Guide

Go on an adventure in a Dora the Explorer costume complete with a talking purple backpack and trusty monkey companion, Boots. Dress just like Dora from the longest running kid’s TV series on Nickelodeon. Get the Explorer look with a Black Super Model Wig, Wow Pink Cotton Crew Neck Tee, Orange Mesh Shorts, Basic Solid Yellow Socks, and White Stretch Plus Velcro Sneakers. Before you embark, take along your trusty Dora the Explorer Rescue Backpack and Boots Monkey.

Dora the Explorer Cosplay Costumes

It’s no secret that kids learn better when they’re having fun. So what better way to learn a new language than watching a fun, interactive T.V. show like “Dora the Explorer?” Created in 2000 and aired on Nickelodeon, “Dora the Explorer” has been a favorite educational show for kids for nearly two decades. Many cosplayers grew up with Dora and have fond memories of her, so putting together your own Dora costume can be a great way to get out and have fun. Start with a pink t-shirt and orange shorts and add yellow socks with white sneakers. Don’t forget a purple backpack, just like Dora wears on the show! Dora has a lot of friends, so it’s easy to dress up as part of a group. If you’re dressing up as Dora, have one of your friends dress up like Boots, her monkey pal, or even her friend Diego!

Dora the Explorer Costume Tips & FAQs

Embark on a journey of discovery and adventure with our Dora the Explorer costume guide FAQ. Perfect for fans of all ages, this guide will help you recreate Dora’s iconic look, capturing her spirit of exploration and her role as a young adventurer and educator.

Dora's outfit is recognizable and simple, perfect for adventure. Essential components include a pink short-sleeve t-shirt, orange shorts, and yellow socks. Dora wears a pair of comfortable white sneakers with pink trim. Her look is completed with a purple backpack, which is essential for her explorations, and a yellow bracelet. Dora's short, dark hair is styled in a bob cut with bangs.

Dora has a simple, dark bob haircut with bangs. To replicate her hairstyle, if your hair isn’t already similar, use a dark brown or black wig cut in a bob style. The hair should be straight and reach just above the shoulders.

Dora wears white sneakers with pink trim. Any comfortable pair of white sneakers with a bit of pink detail will work. The most important accessory is her purple backpack, which is a key element in her adventures. You can find replica Dora backpacks or use any small purple backpack. Don’t forget to wear a yellow bracelet to complete the look.

To fully embody Dora's character, carry a map or a toy version of the map from the show. Also, adopting Dora's cheerful and inquisitive demeanor will enhance the authenticity of your costume. She is known for her positivity and her love for learning and exploring.

Including Dora's quotes can make your costume portrayal more engaging. Some iconic Dora quotes include: "Let’s go! Vámonos!," "Swiper, no swiping!," "I need your help!," "Where are we going?" and "We did it! ¡Lo hicimos!" These quotes capture Dora's interactive and educational nature, her bilingual skills, and her enthusiasm for adventure and problem-solving.


About Dora the Explorer

In the cartoon, Dora is a 7-8-year-old girl of Mexican heritage. Dora loves to go on adventures and always brings along her talking backpack and best friend Boots. A lot of Dora’s adventures include puzzles or riddles that have to be solved or obstacles that have to be overcome in order to achieve a goal. Dora is also bilingual and often speaks Spanish in the show. Dora also teaches that teamwork and cooperation are key to solving problems. Be sure to check out our website for photos to inspire your own Dora costume, and don’t forget to upload your own photos to our gallery!

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