Just 69 Pictures of Royal Kids Acting Like Normal Kids Through the Years

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Royals know from a young age that they're different and they're going to grow up to be leaders and role models. But when they're kids, they're still, well, just kids. Here are 69 pictures of royal kids acting like very normal kids throughout the years.

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Queen Elizabeth

Cuddling with a dog, like any child with access to a dog would.

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Queen Elizabeth

Looking so displeased with the dorky hat her parents are making her wear in public.

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Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret

Playing in the backyard—except, in their case, the "backyard" was a royal garden. But whatever.

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Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret

Doing chores—or possibly just choosing to work on this garden.

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Queen Elizabeth

Looking bored and sullen AF, just like any normal teen.

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Queen Elizabeth

Posing for an awkward group picture with her swim team.

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Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret

Being the MOST excited about dogs.

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Prince Charles

Hiding his face from a camera. Typical shy kid move.

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Princess Anne

Ruining this family portrait, just like infants everywhere do.

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Princess Anne and Prince Charles

Focuses literally only on the cake.

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Prince Charles and Princess Anne

Making their dad push them on a swing set.

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Princess Anne

Mugging at the camera.

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Princess Anne

Hating this portrait session.

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Prince William

Lunging at his mom because sometimes kids need their moms.

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Prince Harry

Playing with some homemade binoculars made out of toilet paper rolls.

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Prince William and Prince Harry

Climbing a fence because boys will be boys.

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Prince Harry

Snuggling a puppy.

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Prince William

Rolling around town in a Mickey Mouse graphic tee.

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Prince William

Playing dress up and getting super into it.

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Prince William

Getting VERY into his army dress up game.

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Prince Harry

Riding around on Princess Diana's shoulders.

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Prince Harry, Prince William and some cousins

Burying Princess Diana in the sand on a tropical vacation.

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Prince Harry

Struggling to get the hang of skiing.

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Prince William

Laughing at Prince Harry's attempt to play the piano as a baby.

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Prince Harry

Playing with the kind of toy only a toddler could love.

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Prince William

Throwing a bit of a fit in public.

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Prince Harry and Prince William

Playing on a slide with their mom.

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Prince Harry and Prince William

Playing in the exact same plastic playhouse every '90s kid owned.

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Prince William

Being like, "What? I'm supposed to play with the ball?"

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Prince William

Getting the hang of playing with the ball.

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