HELEN Flanagan reunited with ex Scott Sinclair as they surprised their children with an early Christmas present.
The former Coronation Street actress – who split from her fiancé Scott earlier this year – pulled out all the stops to put a smile on her kids face this festive period.
The former couple teamed up to buy their children Charlie, one, Matilda, six, and Delilah, three, a special furry gift.
Helen shared a clip of Scott carrying a cardboard box with two adorable guinea pigs inside.
The youngsters were over the moon as they beamed when they spotted their dad holding the container.
Eldest daughter Matilda was seen gently playing with the small pets, as she named them Snowflake and Snowball.
Helen flashed a big smile as her family reunited for the special occasion.
Matilda told her mum that all her “dreams had come true” as they welcomed two new additions to the family.
The Rosie Webster actress wrote: “Christmas Eve, sending love. Matilda has asked me for a pet since forever and really wanted a Guinea pig. Delilah wasn’t too sure but I think she’s warming to it.”
The quality time comes amid Helen’s heartbreaking split from partner Scott earlier this year.
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However, the pair are thought to be spending Christmas togteher.
Insiders said the pair planned to enjoy the festivities together for the sake of their three children.
Pals said they would be together for their children but any talk of a reconciliation was out of the question.
A source said: “Helen’s sole focus is the three children she shares with Scott and they want to make this Christmas as ‘normal’ as possible.
“Scott is a professional footballer so often he won’t be around on Christmas day because of his fixtures list however Helen and Scott are planning something special for the children.
“Although they’re no longer together they will work together to make it magical for the kids.
“Helen is not open to talk of reconciliation and she just wants them to focus on being co-parents.”
The Sun first revealed how Helen and Scott had split – with the soap actress ditching her engagement ring.