Adorable primary school pupils lined up to shake hands with Kate Middleton but hugged her instead.
Schoolchildren at Bond Primary School queued to formally greet the Duchess of Cambridge before appearing to surprise her by throwing their arms around her.
Pregnant Kate, 36, was seen laughing and smiling as she embraced the youngsters as staff watched on.
Kate visited the school in Mitcham, South London, today to see the work of the Wimbledon Junior Tennis Initiative.
Swapping her bright pink Mulberry coat for a black and white tracksuit, the Duchess continued her engagements in London today after travelling to Coventry yesterday with Prince William.