Prince William says George will be 'be bouncing around like a rabbit' come Christmas

Prince William loves sharing stories about his spirited first-born, Prince George, and the 33-year-old prince predicts a sleepless night come Christmas Eve. With the two-year-old already so excited about Christmas this year, William joked that ahead of all the festivities he's likely to be "bouncing around like a rabbit."

Speaking to The Big Issue magazine, William joked, "George will be bouncing around like a rabbit. If I get any sleep on Christmas Eve, it'll be good."

TAP TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Prince William joked that Prince George will be "bouncing around" on Christmas Eve.

Christmas is set to be extra special for William and his wife the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, as they will also be celebrating with their daughter Princess Charlotte for the first time, something William happily anticipates.

"So that will be two children, one who suddenly appreciates Christmas, which could be quite challenging. But I'm looking forward to it," William told journalist Sophia Kichou.

As for how they will spend Christmas Day? They will start the day by going to church as a family "as we always do" before returning home to share gifts.

This is Princess Charlotte's first Christmas.

"We'll watch George try to tackle his presents as he tries to unwrap them. It's a very different experience at Christmas, having a family of your own," William explained. "It'd be nice if we got a white Christmas because we haven't had one in many years."

While William and Kate have not confirmed where they will spend Christmas, it is believed that they will break tradition and host the Middleton family at Anmer Hall rather than join the Queen and other members of the Royal Family at Sandringham House.

The prince has been getting into the festive spirit as Christmas approaches, by joining his mother-in-law, Carole Middleton, and sister-in-law, Pippa, at a traditional carols concert in London on Wednesday evening.

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