With kids all over the country enjoying a two-week break for Easter, the Welles family that probably won’t spend time in front of a screen is Wells.
Prince George, nine, Princess Charlotte, seven, and Prince Louis, four, were born to active parents, particularly their mother, the Princess of Wales.
Kate has often talked about the importance of being active, exercise and being outdoors, which she believes are most important for young children. In fact, her work in early years development has led her to explore the benefits of the great outdoors for kids.
The princess also revealed how she and her family have fun together by playing sports with her “competitive” kids, and that she gets to spend exercise time with them in the morning before school kicks off.
Even when the family is indoors, Kate and William ensure they do fun and educational activities, like baking.
The Princess of Wales is known for being an active mum who emphasizes the importance of the outdoors for children. So how will the Wells family spend their free time during the Easter school holidays? FEMAIL explores how Kate and William spend their free time with Prince George, 9, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4
As part of Princess’ early years development work, she focuses on the importance of ensuring children spend time outside.
In 2019, when the mother-of-three revealed her ‘Back to Nature’ garden featured at the Chelsea Flower Show, she said: ‘In recent years I’ve focused a lot of my work on the early years, and how effective it is for results later in life. .
“I think spending time outdoors when we’re young can play a role in laying the foundations for kids to grow into happy, healthy adults.”
And while Kate certainly practices what she preaches, it appears her kids naturally inherited her love of the outdoors anyway.
To celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary in 2021, the Prince and Princess of Wales released a video of the family enjoying outdoor activities including roasting marshmallows over a fire.
The video showed clips of Prince Louis jogging in the Sandringham estate. Kate previously revealed how Louis came home from school in the afternoon and asked to play in the garden so he could “get his energy out”
Another in the video shows Welsh children climbing the sand dunes on a Norfolk beach in the area where the family has spent its Covid lockdowns.
Earlier this month, she revealed how her youngest son, Louis, asks almost every day to play in the park after school, having started in September.
Speaking on a visit to a therapeutic garden at a rehabilitation center in Wales, Kate revealed that Louis loves spending time outdoors. “Louis comes home and says ‘I need to get my energy out,'” she said.
In addition to enjoying time in the garden at home, Welsh children are said to also enjoy quality time outdoors during the school day.
Speaking about their school in the Lorraine program last September, when the children started the school year, Roya Nikah, royal editor at The Sunday Times, said the Windsor school offered a different learning experience compared to London schools.
She said: ‘Cambridge wants their children to have a different kind of education.
“It was a beautiful first day of school for them… It’s the first time all three of them have been at school together.
“This is very different, it’s all part of the big move to Windsor. It’s a great school.
And when they’re outdoors, Kate previously hinted at the activities they do, revealing which sports the kids love.
While visiting the England wheelchair rugby team after their World Cup victory in January, she told the players: ‘We’re always slightly against each other. They all love sports and Louis is crazy about rugby. They are at an age where they just love to run.
She also revealed that she loves to join her children when they play sports. “I do everything: whenever I can, I do sports, I even jump on trampolines with the kids before school,” said the mother of three.
In 2021, to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary, the Prince and Princess of Wales released a video to their Instagram page that gave royal fans a glimpse into their active and outdoor family life.
Kate and William are also known for taking their children on fun days out, such as a trip to the amusement park at the Burnham Market Horse Trials in 2019 with their cousin Mia Tindall
Ahead of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations last summer, the Princess of Wales got busy in the kitchen with her kids and made a batch of cupcakes for a street party.
Among the activities, filmed at Anmer Hall on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, were marshmallows roasting over a campfire outside the house, playing on a swing and chasing each other around the grounds.
The family was also photographed picnicking as the kids paddled on the Norfolk coast, while wrapped up for protection from the wind.
Prince William has previously spoken about the family’s fondness for Norfolk and how it has come to feel like “home” for them, thanks to his grandfather, Prince Philip’s development of the area.
He said, “For me, coming here and living here now, everything he’s done has led to Katherine and I feel like this is part of the country we want to be in. We love this area, it feels like home, and that’s because of what he created.”
The family was so fond of Sandringham that they chose to spend a period of lockdown at Anmer Hall, where no doubt the children could roam the grounds as much as they pleased.
However, the Wells family didn’t spend all of the lockdown outside, and managed to take a day trip to a pottery painting studio in King’s Lynn in August 2020, when businesses were starting to open up again. deer mentioned.
Another fun day trip the couple took was a visit to the amusements at the Burnham Market Horse Trials in 2019.
The Princess of Wales was pictured with Prince George and Princess Charlotte while the family got together with their cousins, Mia and Lena Tindall.
The kids enjoyed the bumper car ride together and were photographed laughing away when they bumped into each other.
Prince George even opted for a souvenir, as he was pictured queuing up for the ride wielding an intricately decorated plastic sword.
However, although the Prince and Princess of Wales would like to encourage their children to spend as much time outside as possible, they also understand the importance of indoor family activities.
Ahead of the late Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations last year, the Princess of Wales busied herself in the kitchen, accompanied by her three children, in a video posted to her Instagram account that showed a slideshow of photos.
As the family made a batch of cupcakes to hand out at a street party in Cardiff, pictures showed the children helping their mother make ice cream using a piping bag.
Prince Louis seemed lost in focus as he was photographed sifting flour for the muffins, while Charlotte and George supervised their little brother as he used the blender.
When the cupcakes were finished, the children looked as proud as they did with their creation, and Charlotte flashed a winning smile to her mother.