Carole Middleton reveals the silly Christmas prank she plays on her royal grandchildren

Carole Middleton has revealed the silly Christmas trick that she plays on Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis that they love

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Carole Middleton, the grandmother to Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, has revealed that there is a special little Christmas decoration that her royal grandchildren love.

Carole Middleton shared how she’ll be making Christmas ‘magic’ for her family this year, but there's an extra special treat she has in store for her beloved grandchildren.

Kate Middleton's parents Carole and Michael run a successful party shop that sells a variety of items including festive decorations that are perfect for the Christmas season.  

The grandparents revealed that there is one specific item that they sell that is adored by their grandchildren. Apparently, the royal's grandchildren adore the small gnome-like stuffed toy characters with little round noses and large hats. 

Carole revealed in the post that her grandchildren adore these silly characters and sometimes she pranks her grandchildren by hiding them around the house so that the children discover them with a surprise. 

The caption of the post read, "Carole Says: I’m going to need a few of these cheeky chaps this December, to hide around the house and make my grandchildren laugh. As much as I love immaculate decorations, we can’t be too serious at Christmas!"

Carole is the grandmother of five children. Her eldest daughter Kate is the mother to the future King Prince George ( 8 years old ), Princess Charlotte ( 6 years old ), and Prince Louis ( 3 years old).

Her youngest daughter Pippa has two children named Arthur (3 years old) and Grace (8 months old) with a hedge fund manager and former professional racing driver, James Matthews.

Her youngest son James does not have any children, but the youngest Middleton recently tied the knot in France to his long-term partner Alizée Thevenet.

Not only is she a successful businesswoman and super granny, she's also proven herself to be an absolute style icon. So much so that since fans found out M&S is selling a replica of Carole Middleton’s dreamy striped top, it's been flying off the rails! 

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It was revealed that Prince William and Kate Middleton may break royal Christmas tradition this year. Instead of alternating which side of the family they spend Christmas with this year, it has been reported that the Cambridge family will try and see both sides of the family.

The Cambridges plan to spend time at Kate's family home in Berkshire as well as visiting Sandringham House to spend time with the Queen and other members of the royal family. They will also have a little Christmas at Amner Hall to spend time with their children outside of their extended family.

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