Over the last week or so, social media has been flooded with posts from proud parents as their little ones skip off to school for the first time.


And it seems that celebrities are no different. 


Case in point being Neil Patrick Harris: the actor shared a snap of his adorable twins ready to take on the demands of the kindergarten classroom.



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Son Gideon and daughter Harper, both five, posed up in front of their family's New York home wearing their academic best for the occasion. 


With both little ones sporting sunglasses, Gideon wore grey trousers complete with red braces and navy deck shoes. Meanwhile, Harper went for grey shorts, black boots and a white shirts... all topped off with a bow in her hair.



"Kindergarten fits these two well. #firstdayofschool," their 43-year-old father captioned the photo. 


Neil Patrick Harris has been married to David Burtka, also an actor, for two years. They welcome their twins - born via a surrogate - in October 2010.


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