(Closed) What to do with my "niece and nephew"

posted 6 years ago in Family
Post # 2
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

They could carry signs (before the procession really begins) that say “please turn off your cellphones” or the ones that say “here comes the bride”.  They coudl pass out candy at the reception or rice/flower petals/whatever at the ceremony (I did this at a wedding when I was about 6).

Post # 3
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Busy Beekeeper

They could have “jobs”, hold signs, be a flower girl, ect. Or simply walk down the aisle before the ring bearer separetly or holding hands

Post # 4
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

Would you consider having two ring bearers and having the five year old walk down the aisle holding the hand of the two-year old? It will likely be difficult to have the two-year-old walk down by himself. The eight-year old could either be a flower girl or a junior bridesmaid. (My nine-year-old “niece” was a junior bridemaid.)

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015 - St Peter\'s Church, East Maitland, and Bella Vista, Newcastle

Make the elder two flower girl and ring bearer/page boy.  I have two nephews and my best friend has a 5 year old boy and 2 year old girl – all four of them were in our wedding and it was adorable! They just walked down the aisle in pairs before the bridesmaids then went to parents; my elder nephew had the rings (he was nearly seven at that stage and very sensible!) and he gave them to the best man at the appropriate moment. The two year was fine walking with her brother but I don’t think she would have walked on her own.  You may find the 8 year old is needed to walk the other two down the aisle anyway!

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