A new episode of Dora the Explorer premieres on Nickelodeon on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 7 a.m. Tucson time (this varies based on your cable/satellite provider including it having a different air time if you watch on DirecTV channel 300 instead of 299). The new episode is called "Dora and Perrito to the Rescue." This episode is about Dora and her dog saving Boots at the Big River. Below are some activity ideas related to this episode's theme before or after watching it.
Dog Bottle Bank - Turn a plastic bottle into a bank that looks like a dog.
Dora Loves Perrito Coloring Pack - These coloring pages feature Dora and her dog Perrito.
Dora's Perrito Puppet - Make a puppet featuring Dora's dog with this craft.
Paper Plate Dog Craft - Make a dog craft using a paper plate. Use the black and white template to color it like Perrito or your own dog.