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Dora & Diego – Let’s Explore! Exhibit to Feature Hands-On Activities and Interactive Games for an Enjoyable and Educational Learning Experience February 6 to May 15

Nonprofit Discovery Cube welcomes the bilingual exhibit Dora & Diego – Let’s Explore! based on the Nickelodeon television series Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go! Families and schools are invited to join Dora, her cousin Diego and their many friends on a great voyage. Children will help Dora and Diego on their active adventure and learn to role-play, solve problems, practice sharing and caring behaviors, and learn Spanish words.

These thrilling explorations help kids see what a day in the life of Dora the Explorer is all about. The exhibit includes opportunities to engage and teach children about the many different elements of the earth, including flowers, plants, animals and the atmosphere. Discovery Cube ultimately hopes to teach children more about the world we live in.

Interactive exhibit areas include:

  • The Purple Planet – Climb inside and slide down on the surface of The Purple Planet.
  • Rocket Ship – Put on a spacesuit, pilot the ship, and test their memory with images of colorful planets.
  • Constellations – Help identify the patterns made out of stars by inserting star shapes to light up a constellation.
  • Isa’s Flowery Garden – Pick flowers, interact with birds, butterflies, insect puppets, and pretend-fly with toddler-sized bird and butterfly wings. Enjoy smelling the flowery scents and picking soft-fabric posies.
  • Tico’s Tree and Car – Play along with Swiper to swipe the nuts and watch as they shoot up and over to fill Tico’s basket.
  • Pirate Ship – Dress like a pirate to pretend-play along sailing the ship and divvying up the treasure.
  • Animal Rescue Center – Care for rainforest animals by diagnosing and addressing an animal’s problem from the “Scanner” bed, bandaging and applying cold packs at the “First-Aid Station,” and bathing stuffed animals at the “Care Station.”
  • Rainforest Maze – Explore the rainforest and locate animals by swinging across the Bobo Brothers’ monkey bars, crawling through a fallen tree, climbing across Jaguar Mountain, and hopping across the River Rocks.
  • Admission is available on-site or online at www.discoverycube.org/oc/. General admissions prices are as follows: adult ($17.95), senior ($14.95), children ages 3-14 ($12.95) and children ages 2 and under (Free).

WHEN: Friday, February 6, 2016 through Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: 2500 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92705

WHY: Nonprofit Discovery Cube in Orange County inspires and educates young minds through engaging science-based programs and exhibits to create a meaningful impact on the communities they serve. Their mission is brought to life through the cornerstones of their four core initiatives, including: STEM Proficiency, Early Learning, Healthy Living and Environmental Stewardship. Dora & Diego – Let’s Explore! represents their evolving commitment to expand STEM proficiency by keeping up with the popular trends that are capturing kids’ attention – and creating an entertaining way to approach science education.

About Discovery Science Foundation

The Discovery Science Foundation serves as the program-development, marketing and fundraising arm for hands-on science learning museums in Orange County and Los Angeles. Established in 1989, the original non-profit Taco Bell Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana, now renamed Discovery Cube Orange County, presented by Taco Bell, continues to inspire and educate millions of young minds through engaging science based programs and exhibits. In 2012, the Center was named one of the ten “Most Trusted Brands” in Orange County and in 2013 was awarded the National Medal of Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

In November 2014, Discovery Cube Los Angeles, a second nonprofit museum offering an exhibit and program mix unique to Los Angeles, opened in the Hansen Dam Recreational Area of the San Fernando Valley. For more information, call (866) 552-CUBE (2823) or visit discoverycube.org. Follow the Orange County and Los Angeles campus on Twitter (@DiscoveryCubeOC and @DiscoveryCubeLA).


By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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