Nickelodeon Preschool will be celebrating this year’s Thanksgiving with a brand new episode of Dora the Explorer titled “Thanksgiving Day Parade,” which will premiere on Monday, Nove 19 at 9:30 am ET/PT. The episode follows Dora and the gang as they try to prepare for the big Thanksgiving Day parade and dinner, but when the Pirate Piggies accidentally float away on Dora’s boat float, it is up to Dora and Boots to rescue them and save Thanksgiving.
In other Dora the Explorer news, Nickelodeon and experiential learning and physical activity for infants developer The Little Gym International have entered into a partnership that will allow the use of the Dora the Explorer franchise in Dora-themed birthday parties at more than two hundred The Little Gym locations in the US. The Little Gym Dora the Explorer parties will feature a unique curriculum developed with Nickelodeon and includes characters and activities from the series. Go, Diego, Go!-themed parties are also planned for 2012-13.