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Prince Charles puts on his dancing shoes as he does the hokey cokey with disabled children THE Prince of Wales put on his dancing shoes as he danced school playground favourite the hokey cokey with disabled children in Sri Lanka today. By: Dion Dassanayake Published: Sat, November 16, 2013 Tweet 2 Comments

timberland Prince Charles danced the 'hokey cokey' while on a trip to Sri Lanka [PA]

timberland shoes outlet Prince Charles put his left leg in and then right leg out as he joined a group of mentally and physically handicapped youngsters during a music lesson at a school in Kandy. The 65-year-old clearly enjoyed himself as he took part in the impromptu dance during the last day of his and Camilla's 11 day tour of India and Sri Lanka. The heir to the throne stood between a teacher and girl and took their hands as he moved into the middle of the class while kids sang 'oh the hokey cokey'.

timberland boots The Prince of Charles joined in the singalong and dance while visiting disabled children [PA]

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timberland boot sale He joined in the singalong for a number of verses until he started laughing and bowed out. Prince Charles was on a visit to the Mencafep Centre for disabled children, in Nuwara Eliya in the centre of the island nation. The institute, founded by Briton Chris Stubbs and his wife Ranji in 1988, is located in a picturesque valley which provides education and support for families. As he toured the classrooms he met 17-year-old Madona Soloman who was making a rug by pushing strips of felt through a cloth using a needle.

timberland boots The heir to the throne danced and sung for a number of verses before he started laughing and stopped [PA]

timberland boots One of Charles's entourage warned him about pricking his finger when he joked: "I have done. I've got the wrong sort of fingers to do this." Charles also visited a tea plantation on the historic 1,000 acre Labookellie estate. He spoke to Thandawa Vithamerry as she deftly picked the green leaves of the plant and had a chance to sample a number of teas.

Prince Charles was on a visit to the Mencafep Centre for disabled children [PA]

Before he left the estate, he was given given a silver-plated box containing two tea caddies, one containing for himself and the other for Royal baby Prince George. The Prince of Wales also kept a 15-year-old promise when he paid his respects at Sri Lanka's most important Buddhist shrine. It contains a tooth from the Buddha and a terrorist bombing in 1998 had prevented him from visiting the temple in Kandy on a previous trip. While Charles went to the temple and tea plantation the Duchess of Cornwall stayed in Colombo where she joined an art class at Home-Start Sri Lanka.

Charles and Camilla were on the last leg of an 11 day tour of Sri Lanka and India [PA]

The organisation helps children and parents increase their skills of reading and computing. The students and Camilla picked pieces of paper at random to determine animals they had to draw, and the Duchess had to draw an elephant, horse and squirrel. As she put pen to paper she said: "My husband is a very good painter." The duchess decided to combine all three animals in one creature. She held a drawing of a horse with an elephant's bottom and a squirrel's tail and said: "That's my strange contribution."

Prince Charles dancing the hokey cokey with disabled children at the school in Sri Lanka [PA]

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Hahahahaha... Hilarious Pics... I see him saying "I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!"

smapped 4:12pm on Saturday, 16th November 2013 Report This Comment

Dancing tampon. There is someone whose job includes squeezing Prince Charles's toothpaste onto the royal toothbrush. That someone is Michael Fawcett, the prince's personal valet. Since Fawcett is, according to various news reports, the only person Charles trusts with this awesome responsibility, one must presume that the ...Prince's dental hygiene declines precipitously whenever the valet goes on vacation.

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