Meghan Markle Reads Her Children’s Book To 2nd Grade Class In Harlem As Prince Harry Sits With Students

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September 24, 2021 4:13PM EDT

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry paid a sojourn to P.S. 123 Mahalia Jackson School successful Harlem, NY, wherever Meghan work her children’s book, ‘The Bench,’ to the students.

Meghan Markle, 40, and Prince Harry, 37, made different pit halt amidst their travel to New York City, and this clip it was to an simple schoolhouse successful the Harlem neighborhood. The royal mates connected Friday (Sept. 24) went to the P.S. 123 Mahalia Jackson School, wherever Meghan work her new children’s bookThe Bench, to a radical of 2nd people students, according to People. As Meghan read, her handsome husband sweetly sat connected the crushed with the students to listen. How cute!

Meghan MarkleMeghan Markle astatine a schoolhouse successful Harlem, NY connected Sept. 24, 2021 (Photo: Dylan Travis/AbacaPress /

To invited Meghan and Harry, the 2nd people students reportedly shared their idiosyncratic stories on pink insubstantial bosom drawings that they gave to the couple. Meghan went done each the drawings and shared saccharine moments with the children, per People. Harry and Meghan were joined astatine the schoolhouse by N.Y.C. Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter, and they were reportedly fixed a circuit of the gathering by Principal Melitina Hernandez and 2 pupil ambassadors.

Prince HarryPrince Harry astatine a schoolhouse successful Harlem connected Sept. 24, 2021 (Photo: Dylan Travis/AbacaPress /

As expected, Meghan and Harry are giving backmost to the schoolhouse they visited. According to People, the California residents donated 2 plot boxes filled with vegetables and herbs. They’re besides providing health products for families astatine the school, positive a washing instrumentality and dryer, done their Archewell Foundation, which is named aft their lad Archie, 2. For the schoolhouse visit, Meghan dressed successful a matching reddish jacket, pants, and heels, portion Harry wore a acheronian polo shirt, tan pants and shoes. They some besides wore protective achromatic look masks.

Meghan Markle & Prince HarryMeghan Markle & Prince Harry astatine a schoolhouse successful Harlem, NY connected Sept. 24 (Photo: Dylan Travis/AbacaPress /

Meghan and Harry person been rather engaged successful the Big Apple. They kicked disconnected the travel — which was their archetypal since welcoming their 2nd child, girl Lilibet, on June 4 — with visit to the One World Observatory astatine the World Trade Center aboriginal Thursday. Later that day, the brace visited the United Nations office to conscionable with US ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield. According to an eyewitness, the royals looked “very overmuch successful love” portion successful the city.

Next up for Meghan and Harry: Global Citizen Live! On Saturday, they’ll be the yearly euphony festival in Central Park to “continue their urgent enactment with satellite leaders successful the pursuit of planetary vaccine equity,” per Global Citizen’s website, successful an effort to “end the COVID-19 pandemic for everyone, everywhere.”