Kids go ‘ready, steady and go’ for Barnardo’s Big Toddle

Toddlers came out in their droves for a ‘sponsored toddle’ for Barnardo’s children’s charity in the bright sunshine.

One little three-year-old was so eager to get going that she shouted “ready, steady, go!” before the organisers were ready to go.

She was one of 150 under-fives who turned up outside Bethnal Green’s Museum of Childhood in the sunshine yesterday for Barnardo’s annual Big Toddle.

Up to half-a-million kids are taking part in toddling events up and down the country through the summer.

The charity, which runs children’s centres throughout Britain, raised �1.3 million last year, including �2,500 at Bethnal Green alone. The toddlers hope to top that this time.


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