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- File Size - 11 MB
- Play It On - Win XP/Vista/7
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DFG Exclusive Review Summary
A very good game, far above average & recommended.
- Great learning game for young players.
- Spanish is incorporated in a learning manner.
- 10 carnival games to play and earn tickets.
- Purchase prizes with your tickets.
- Way too easy for older players.
- The games are short and could get repetitive.
Your Very Own Carnival
Join Dora the Explorer and her cute friends at her carnival of fun, educational games. This carnival never closes-you can play as many games as you want and even win prizes!
Learn While Earning Great Prizes
This educational game is great for children ages 3 to 6. Enjoy the bright, adorable illustrations while playing ten mini games. Give water to thirsty dolphins, recognize colors by choosing the correctly colored boots for Boots to juggle, or test your listening skills by choosing the correct pinata.
Each game can be played over and over again for hours of laughs and learning. Win tickets at each game to buy printable prizes like coloring pages, picture frames and dot-to-dot puzzles.
Irresistible But Educational
Kids will love spending time with adorable Dora as they learn counting, hand-eye coordination, Spanish words and more. This game will keep kids occupied in an educational setting. Even parents will enjoy games like playing air hockey with Swiper.
Learning can be fun, especially with Dora the Explorer!
Doras Carnival 2: At the Boardwalk Review
Review by Dylan
Nickelodeon Favorites Dora and Boots!
Dora's back and headed to the boardwalk in this carnival themed learning game designed for young children. In this game you will accompany Dora and her friends Boots and Map at a carnival.
You get to play any of the 10 games available, earning tickets along the way, which can be cashed in for prizes. All the games are great and easily playable by young children, making this a perfect game for a family with kids just learning to read.
Fun and Educational Games
In this carnival game you get to play 10 games that are fun and educational. You can play games like skeeball, air hockey, you can help Boots juggle, and test your listening skills by choosing the correct pinata, among other things. Each of the games vary in style and many of them are overly educational, while some are fun based without being too designed around learning. The educational elements might prove to be a challenge for younger players, however, users will likely find the mini-games too easy.
Earn Tickets and Collect Prizes
As you succeed in the games you earn tickets, which can be exchanged for prizes. The prizes are all interactive, making them highly valuable and worth collecting. You can purchase a ship and crayons, allowing you to sail a boat or draw pictures. As the number of tickets each is worth goes up, the value of the prize also goes up. This makes playing the carnival games important, so you can collect more tickets, thus buying more valuable prizes.
Good For Kids Learning to Read
The educational element in Dora's Carnival 2 is great. This game is designed for younger players just learning to read. You can see learning in nearly all aspects of the game. Dora counts in both English and Spanish, colors need to be identified, learning and comprehending is emphasized, and even the instructions are read so new readers can read along and sound out words.
Best For a Certain Age
Quite possibly the biggest flaw with this game is it's accessibility. This game could easily be too simple for older players, limiting its audience. It is designed for younger players so there is no real strategy or challenge. Even when you set the difficulty to the hardest setting, if you are an older speller you will find this game to be incredibly easy. Also, because this is a learning game for younger users, older players may get annoyed with the dialogue and the long length of turns. Not being able to bypass the slowly presented instructions could easily get annoying.
Conclusion - Recommended For Any Young Dora Fan
Dora's Carnival 2 is a great game for young children learning to listen and spell. This might be the perfect addition to your family's game collection because it is educational and fun to play. Though older players might find the educational games too easy, there are elements that will be fun for all ages. Earn tickets to buy prizes in this game and enjoy playing the 10 carnival themed games. This fun game is a perfect learning device for developing children, and is worth the download.
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