Favorite White House tradition rolls on

President Donald Trump blows a whistle to start the White House Easter Egg Roll alongside first lady Melania Trump and his son Barron (R) on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C, April 17, 2017.

Melania Trump appeared to give the president a little nudge during the national anthem at the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, seemingly reminding him to put his hand over his heart.

Opening his 1st White House Easter Egg Roll, President Donald Trump praised the strength of America as thousands of children reveled in the tradition of rolling hard-boiled eggs across the White House lawn.

A child crosses the finish line, egg in hand, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday. Wells Wood Turning, the Maine-based manufacturer of the traditional wooden eggs given out at the event, tweeted a message that its Easter deadlines were on the horizon and that the White House should "please reach out".

Several members of MLS side DC United attended the lawn party and United forward Patrick Mullins was invited to to meet Barron inside the White House.

Albert the Gators' mascot shields a kid from a foul ball
Albert Gator is enjoying Internet fame, after protecting a young fan from a foul ball and instead taking the brunt of the bounce. The mascot uses his arms and body to protect the boy and the foul ball ends up bouncing off Albert Gator's foam-filled head.

The Bunny, which stood about the same height as Trump's youngest son, Barron, accompanied the First Family onto the Truman Balcony where both the President and the First Lady addressed the crowd.

Other images show Melania coloring the flowers and Barron Trump writing, as well.

In the footage, the U.S. president signs the red cap with a black marker before throwing it into a swarm of supporters.

Trump praised his wife, acknowledging what he described as her efforts in organizing the White House event. One widely shared US Weekly article cited "a family insider" as saying Melania Trump was considering staying in Trump Tower. We're right on track, " he said, speaking of his almost 100 days of leadership.

6 White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer takes a turn in the Reading Nook. He wore the outfit himself in 2008 during the George W Bush administration.

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