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Through their patronage of various children’s charities and countless events, members of the British royal family often interact with young members of the public. And when royals meet kids, they turn right back into kids themselves.

Here are 20 photos that show how kids can bring out the playful side of even the most austere monarch.

Members of the royal family seem to love kids.
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Queen Elizabeth receives flowers from a child during a visit to the Scottish Seabird Centre on July 2, 2009, in North Berwick, Scotland. The Royal visit was the first by a reigning monarch since 1902.

Meeting them is pretty much part of the job description.
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Kate Middleton greets children after attending the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London, Britain, March 12, 2018.

They’re patrons of many charities that help children and their families.
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Kate Middleton laughs with children and representatives from charities and Aardman Animations, during a meeting of the Charities Forum at BAFTA on October 26, 2015, in London, United Kingdom.

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