Dora Costume

Dora Costume

Young Dora fans will get a kick out of dressing like her. Basic clothing and a little face paint are all you'll need.

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Dora Costume

Craft Features

More for Parents
This craft is best suited for parents to make on their own or with minimal help from kids.
Allow for Dry Time
You'll need to allow extra time for glue or paint to dry.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Ages: 2-6

Materials

  • Black child-size witch's wig (available at toy or party stores)
  • Red shorts
  • Pink shirt
  • Green socks
  • Purple backpack
  • Toy monkey
  • Masking tape or string
  • Flower button
  • Yellow pipe cleaner
  • Hot glue gun
  • Purple paper gift bag
Tip: For a rounder, more cartoon-like version of Dora, stuff your child's belly.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Put the wig on your child's head. Cut the bangs first, then cut the rest of the hair at chin length.

  2. Step 2

    Dress your child in shorts, shirt, socks, and backpack.

  3. Step 3

    Securely tape or tie the toy monkey onto a comfortable place on the costume.

  4. Step 4

    Glue the flower button onto the pipe cleaner and wrap around your child's wrist to make a bracelet.

  5. Step 5

    Carry a purple paper goody bag.

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