Dora Paper Dolls

Dora Paper Dolls

Remember paper dolls? Here's a Dora version that's extra easy to make, thanks to our printable.

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Dora Paper Dolls

Craft Features

Lots for Kids to Do
This craft has plenty of steps kids can do, like tracing, coloring, decorating, and cutting with safety scissors.
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.
Count with Us
Count with us skills include: numbers, counting, measurement, math terms (more than, less than, circle) and math concepts (comparisons, shapes, patterns).
Ages: 4-5

Materials

  • Dora Paper Dolls printable
  • Colored markers or crayons
  • Scissors
  • Fabric swatches (optional)
  • Glitter (optional)
  • Glue (optional)
  • Sticky tape (optional)
Tip: If cutting through several layers is difficult for your child, do the cutting, but leave the unfolding for him or her.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Print the Dora Paper Dolls and have your kids color in with markers or crayons.

  2. Step 2

    Fold the paper carefully, accordion style, along the dotted lines.

  3. Step 3

    Kids can cut out the basic shape, leaving lots of white space around Dora, and parents can cut the fine details. Be careful not to cut the edge where Dora's hands meet.

  4. Step 4

    If you'd like, you can glue on swatches of fabric, glitter, and other decorations. Use small pieces of sticky tape to connect several chains together.

Tip: Decorate a doorway, window, or tree with a garland of several Dora doll sets taped together.
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