Granny Surprises 3-Yr-Old With Donut During Quarantine And His Reaction Is Just What We Needed.

Sometimes all it takes to make someone’s day is a pastry.

Like many people who are self-isolating due to COVID-19, 3-year-old Remy Schonfeldt of Australia has been sorely missing his friends and family. That’s why Remy’s grandma, whom he normally sees two or three times a week, found a sweet way to let him know she’s thinking of him.


Anna Schonfeldt, Remy’s mom, said she and her husband haven’t told him too many details about the pandemic, but he know there’s a good reason why his grandmother can’t come see him. Still, the little boy “is struggling with not seeing his grandparents and cousins.”

So to lift his spirits, Remy’s grandmother told Anna to take him out to their mailbox one day, where he found a small package waiting for him.

In a video, we see him pull out his gift. As he opens it, his face registers surprise and then pure delight! Grandma had left him a yummy-looking chocolate-frosted donut!


His little face is too cute as he realizes the tasty treat is all for him! More importantly, he gets a precious reminder that even though his grandmother can’t be with him physically, she still loves him very much.

Once Anna posted the adorable clip online, it started to go viral. People around the world are in need of a boost, and Remy’s joy as he bites into his pastry is the perfect solution!

Not to mention, his happy dance at the end is enough to melt anyone’s heart.


We’re so glad Remy’s grandma found a way to express her love during this difficult time. It just goes to show that we can all reach out and support each other, even if it’s through something as simple as a donut. The smallest act of kindness can mean the world!

Watch Remy retrieve his sweet surprise in the video below, and don’t forget to share his happiness with your friends. For more stories of joy, check out the Coronavirus Good News Dashboard.

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