The Syrian children experience Icelandic snow

The children were beaming with joy in today's beautiful weather.

The children were beaming with joy in today's beautiful weather. Photo/Rauði krossinn (Icelandic Red Cross)

The faces of the Syrian children who just moved to Akureyri were filled with joy as they played in the thick snow. The children form part of the group of refugees who arrived to Iceland on Tuesday. 

The Icelandic Red Cross in North Iceland published these photographs of the children today in a Facebook post. "Now everyday life kicks in with Icelandic lessons and school."

Snowfall is rare in Syria and the kids had a ...

Snowfall is rare in Syria and the kids had a go at tobogganing. Ljósmynd/Rauði krossinn

Ljósmynd/Rauði krossinn

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10 °C

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11 °C

Cloudy

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12 °C