Carve a Dora pattern into a pumpkin by first selecting and printing a Dora image. Then transfer the image to the pumpkin, and carve the image into the pumpkin.Continue Reading
Select the Dora picture you want to use. Print it on regular paper in the size you want for your pumpkin carving.
Cut off the top of the pumpkin, remove its pulp, scrape the inside clean, and clean the outside surface. Tape the printed picture securely to the pumpkin, flattening it against the pumpkin's curves as much as possible. Using a sharp object (such as an awl, artist's stylus, nail, wooden skewer or ice pick), poke small holes close together along the lines of the image.
When the lines of the image are transferred to the pumpkin, remove the paper. Cut out the design from the pumpkin with a carving knife, starting with the largest pieces.
According to DowningPumpkins.com, pumpkins should only be carved within a day of use. However, bleach and vegetable oil can extend the life of a carved pumpkin.Full Answer >
A couple of good Dora games available to play online are "Dora's Pony Adventure" and "Dora's Ballet Adventure." These games are designed for younger players and all the instructions are verbal. To play for free, players visit the official Nick Jr. website.Full Answer >
Dora the Explorer, or Dora Marquez, is the main character on the Nick Jr. show "Dora the Explorer." She is a seven-year-old Latina girl who goes on an adventure every episode with her talking purple backpack, talking map, monkey friend named Boots and preschoolers watching the show.Full Answer >
Some tips for easy pumpkin carving include using a fresh pumpkin and scooping away some of the inner wall of the pumpkin in addition to removing the pulp. Another tip is to use a simple pattern.Full Answer >