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22 March 2020 12:40

Mother's Day 2019 Holly Willoughby This Morning

Mother’s Day: Kate Middleton and Prince William share sweet snaps of Princess Diana & George’s adorable handmade card

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared a card Prince George made to celebrate Mother's Day. Posting on the Kensington Palace Royal Instagram account, the Duke, 37, and Duchess, 38, posted a selection of photos, including the handmade efforts of the young royal, six. Alongside the photos, the couple shared a message of support to those who may not be able to spend time with their loved ones amid the coronavirus pandemic and penned. "To mothers new and old and families spending today together and apart – we are thinking of you all at this difficult time. Among the other images were a photograph of a young Prince William and Prince Harry with their mother, the late Princess Diana, and a picture of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children in Norfolk. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have an artist in the making!

On Sunday, the royal couple shared a photo of a handmade Mother's Day card that Prince George had made his mum, which reveals the six-year-old's creative side. The beautiful card had a vase of flowers in the centre of a table, which had been created by collage. The yellow vase had a red love heart in the centre, while pink scrunched-up tissue paper created flowers, which contrasted against a blue background. It is thought that George made the card at his school, Thomas's Battersea, before it was shut amid the coronavirus outbreak last week. Prince George made Kate Middleton a lovely Mother's Day card MORE: Kate Middleton shares new photo of children in Norfolk to mark Mother's Day George's card no doubt went down a treat with Kate, who encourages her three children to express their creativity.

The Duchess is an incredibly hands-on mum and has often spoken about the activities she enjoys doing with George and his younger siblings, Princess Charlotte, four, and Prince Louis, one. These include painting at home and baking, while Charlotte enjoys making handmade jewellery. Kate also encourages her children to stay active and spend time outside. Kate is a doting mum to George, Charlotte and Louis It is likely that the Cambridges are spending Mother's Day at their country home, Anmer Hall, in Norfolk, where they were spotted last weekend. The family were spotted by Kate Carter, founder of Ugly Duckling Creations, who was surprised to see the young family just two feet away from her when she went to stock up on supplies with her two-year-old daughter.

READ: Why Mother's Day will be different for Kate Middleton this year With the coronavirus pandemic, George and Charlotte will now be home-schooled. A spokesperson for Thomas's London Day Schools said: "Due to the increasing number of children and staff absent from school because of the coronavirus pandemic, Thomas's London Day Schools have decided to move to remote learning from Friday 20 March." He added: "From this date the curriculum will be taught through online learning platforms and we have asked parents to keep their children at home and to access their lessons through this system." KATE Middleton and Prince William have shared an adorable photo of Princess Diana as they paid tributes to "mothers new and old" on Mother's Day. Posting on their Kensington Royal Instagram account this morning, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared a series of unseen family photos as well as Prince George's sweet handmade card he made for his mother. 4 This sweet photo was taken during the Cambridge family's Christmas card photoshoot in Norfolk in 2018 Credit: Matt Porteous The first photo shows the royal couple giving their two eldest children piggy backs as the race around in the garden outside their Norfolk home. The heartwarming photo - which has previously never been shared - is an outtake from the Cambridge family's 2018 Christmas card photoshoot. What's more, the couple also used the thoughtful post to pay tribute to their own mothers Princess Diana and Carole Middleton.

The second photo shows a young Prince William throwing his arms around his beaming mother while Prince Harry cuddles up next to her. 4 The couple also shared this photo of Princess Diana to mark the day Credit: Jayne Fincher 4 The Duchess shared this photo of her as a baby with her mother Carole Credit: The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge 4 Prince George's handmade card he made for his mother Credit: The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge Meanwhile, Kate has also shared a photo of her mother Carole cuddling her as baby taken in 1980. The final photo is a sweet picture of the handmade card Prince George made for his mother Kate to celebrate the day. Expressing sympathy for families who are spending the day apart as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, the couple wrote: "To mothers new and old and families spending today together and apart – we are thinking of you all at this difficult time. Earlier this week, The Sun exclusively revealed that Prince George and Princess Charlotte are now being homeschooled in London after their school St Thomas's closed amid the coronavirus outbreak.

In more Royal Family news, Prince Harry is 'concerned' about The Queen as he and Meghan Markle self-isolate in Canadian mansion. Queen Elizabeth and her daughter, Princess Elizabeth, hold on to their hats. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared a poignant message on Mother's Day, alongside treasured photos and a card Prince George made for Kate. William and Kate's @KensingtonRoyal account said: "To mothers new and old and families spending today together and apart – we are thinking of you all at this difficult time." Their images included a previously unseen one of the duke and duchess giving George and Princess Charlotte a piggyback, one of William and brother Prince Harry, now the Duke of Sussex, as youngsters with their late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, and one of Kate as a baby in the arms of her mother, Carole Middleton. Six-year-old George's colourful card – an expertly-crafted collage made of card, paint and tissue paper – depicted a yellow vase with three red flowers. The royal family shared a black and white image of the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, in 1951 with her mother, Queen Elizabeth, holding on to their hats as they arrived at Westminster Abbey for a wedding. On Instragram, a message said the royals were thinking of mothers everywhere on what could be "a different and difficult day" as the nation is urged to avoid visiting their parents amid the coronavirus pandemic. The message read: "Mothering Sunday is a chance to thank and celebrate all mothers and caregivers, wherever they may be. "Today may be a different and difficult day for those who would usually plan to spend time with their mothers, as we adapt to the necessary changes and disruption to our normal routine and regular patterns of life. "But for all Mums everywhere, we are thinking of you, and wish you all a very special #mothersday." Clarence House wished people a Happy Mother's Day "particularly in a year when families may not be able to be together". The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge posted four pictures on Twitter and Instagram, including a previously unseen photo of Prince George and Princess Charlotte. In the caption, they said: "To mothers new and old and families spending today together and apart – we are thinking of you all at this difficult time. The picture of George, six, and Charlotte, four, was taken in Norfolk and shows William and Kate giving them piggybacks. The Cambridges also posted a photo of Kate when she was a baby being held by her mother Carole Middleton And they shared a picture of Princess Diana with a young William and Prince Harry. William and Kate have taken to social media to share a message on Mother's Day The Cambridges posted a photo of Kate when she was a baby being held by her mother Carole Middleton The colourful collage made of card, paint and tissue paper shows a yellow vase with three red flowers. The post prompted a delighted response from William and Kate's followers as people around the country spend Mother's Day apart due to the coronavirus outbreak. Thank you!" Another commented: "Beautiful, you've made me smile, thank you." READ MORE: Kate Middleton made subtle nod to Charlotte after Louis' birth They shared a picture of Princess Diana with a young William and Prince Harry The final image is of George's adorable Mother's Day card to Kate Happy Mother's Day all! We needed this ray of sunshine during this hard gloomy time." It comes after William and Kate visited an NHS 111 call centre in Croydon, south London, on Thursday amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Royal Family marked Mother's Day by sharing a black and white image on social media of the Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, with her mother, Queen Elizabeth. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge posted four pictures on Twitter and Instagram The Royal Family shared this picture to mark Mother's Day The picture was taken in 1951 and they are holding on to their hats as they arrive at Westminster Abbey for a wedding. On Instagram, a message said the Royal Family were thinking of mothers on what could be "a different and difficult day" as the nation is urged not to visit their parents. The message read: "Mothering Sunday is a chance to thank and celebrate all mothers and caregivers, wherever they may be. "Today may be a different and difficult day for those who would usually plan to spend time with their mothers, as we adapt to the necessary changes and disruption to our normal routine and regular patterns of life.

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