The series centers around Dora, a seven-year-old Latina girl, with a love of embarking on quests related to an activity that she wants to partake of or a place that she wants to go to, accompanied by her talking purple backpack and anthropomorphic monkey companion named Boots (named for his beloved pair of red boots). Each episode is based around a series of cyclical events that occur along the way during Dora’s travels, along with obstacles that she and Boots are forced to overcome or puzzles that they have to solve (with “assistance” from the viewing audience) relating to riddles, the Spanish language, or counting. Common rituals may involve Dora’s encounters with Swiper, a bipedal, anthropomorphic masked thieving fox whose theft of the possessions of others must be prevented through fourth wall-breaking interaction with the viewer. To stop Swiper, Dora must say “Swiper no swiping” three times. However, on occasions where Swiper steals the belongings of other people, the viewer is presented with the challenge of helping Boots and Dora locate the stolen items. Another obstacle involves encounters with another one of the program’s antagonists; the “Grumpy Old Troll” dwelling beneath a bridge that Dora and Boots must cross, who challenges them with a riddle before permitting them the past that needs to be solved with the viewer’s help. Known for the constant breaking of the fourth-wall depicted in every episode, the audience is usually presented to two primary landmarks that must be passed before Dora can reach her destination, normally being challenged with games or puzzles along the way. The episode always ends with Dora successfully reaching the locale, singing the “We Did It!” song with Boots in triumph.
There are a variety of coloring pages available for the children to keep them engaged in their own world and constructively build their creative abilities. It is the most successful trick to keep your kids busy in coloring pages of their favorite characters and fairies. Not only it enhances the emotional satisfaction in your child but also tends to build up motor skills in them like eye-hand concentration etc. it also allows you some amount of peaceful relaxation while your noisy kids get themselves indulged in these pages.
By sticking your kids arts around the house (usually the kitchen or playroom) you will also be subtlely showing how proud you are of their efforts and contributing to the building of their self-respect. As time passes and they see their progression it will also teach them that with practise and persistence they can get better at anything they put their mind to. After all, practice makes perfect.
Another advantage of coloring pages is that they provide your child with the chance to strengthen their hand eye coordination, as they learn to color in the lines. This skill will develop gradually as they go from struggling to stay inside the lines, to perfecting this fine motor activity. The last benefit I would like to discuss, actually consists of two advantages. Coloring allows your child’s creativity to blossom, but it also provides insight into a child’s emotions, and often child psychologists will utilize this tool to learn more about a child’s feelings or frame of mind at a particular time. This is another great benefit of coloring for children, it can help you to understand how exactly your child feels at any given time.
You might have heard of alphabet color pages that are used to teach preschool kids and toddlers. They are taught alphabets and relate them with their surroundings. Similarly the Biblical coloring pages are there too for getting direct print from your computer and show them to your children. The world of web has been really delightful in these matters. You can find ready made color pages in hundreds of styles and colors that also contain Biblical themes, stories like Noah’s Ark, the Whale, miracles of Jesus, about the birth of baby Jesus, Mother Mary, Easter, Gift of Magi and alike. The use of these coloring sheets is perfect to teach preschool children the values and morals of Christianity, the true meaning of religion and how to become pious.