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Youngsters celebrate royal wedding with crafts, crowns and a Meghan Markle marble cake

PUBLISHED: 11:38 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 11:46 21 May 2018

Toftwood pupils with their royal wedding cake. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation

Toftwood pupils with their royal wedding cake. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation

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Youngsters at Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation celebrated the royal wedding with a week-long series of arts and crafts activities, ranging from writing invitations, to making their own royal crowns.

Making Union Jack bunting. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School FederationMaking Union Jack bunting. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation

Pupils also learned about marriage and acted out parts of Harry and Meghan’s ceremony; designed a wedding cake which they decorated with the help of school cook Mrs Purse; found out about the history of the royal family, and made Union Jack bunting.

The week culiminated in a picnic lunch for staff and children, who tucked in to a special dessert voted for by the school council and dubbed Meghan Markle marble cake.

Toftwood pupils enjoying their royal wedding-themed picnic lunch. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School FederationToftwood pupils enjoying their royal wedding-themed picnic lunch. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation

Reception teacher Chrissy Gold said: “The pupils had a wonderful time celebrating this historic event with their friends, the weather definitely helped to make the picnic a great success and it will undoubtedly be something they remember for a very long time.”

Toftwood pupils enjoying their royal wedding-themed picnic lunch. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School FederationToftwood pupils enjoying their royal wedding-themed picnic lunch. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation

Toftwood pupils enjoying their royal wedding-themed picnic lunch. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School FederationToftwood pupils enjoying their royal wedding-themed picnic lunch. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation

Toftwood pupils pose for a Harry and Meghan-style photo. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School FederationToftwood pupils pose for a Harry and Meghan-style photo. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation

Toftwood pupils, who celebrated the royal wedding by taking part in a week-long arts and crafts activities . Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School FederationToftwood pupils, who celebrated the royal wedding by taking part in a week-long arts and crafts activities . Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation

Royal wedding-themed arts and crafts at Toftwood Infant and Junior School. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School FederationRoyal wedding-themed arts and crafts at Toftwood Infant and Junior School. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation

Toftwood pupils enjoying their royal wedding-themed picnic lunch. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School FederationToftwood pupils enjoying their royal wedding-themed picnic lunch. Photo: Toftwood Infant and Junior School Federation

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