Kate Middleton is chic in leopard during 24-hour tour of the UK

The Duchess of Cambridge kicked off her 24-hour tour of the United Kingdom on Tuesday to promote her latest initiative in support of early childhood development, 5 Big Questions

Following a visit to MiniBrum at the Birmingham Science Museum, the duchess then traveled to Cardiff, Wales, on Wednesday to take part in a baby sensory class at the city's Ely and Careau Children’s Centre. Although it was a departure from her usual style, Kate looked chic as ever for the engagement, rocking a camel coat by Massimo Dutti and a leopard midi print skirt from Zara.

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gestures as she leaves the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre in Cardiff, south Wales on January 22, 2020 as she launches a UK wide survey to help improve early childhood. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK / various sources / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speaks with parents during her visit to the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre on January 22, 2020 in Cardiff, Wales. The visit is part of the Duchess of Cambridge's 24-hour tour of the country to launch the Five Big Questions survey. (Photo by Geoff Caddick - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
WOKING, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits HMP Send on January 22, 2020 in Woking, England . The visit is part of HRH's 24-hour tour of the country to launch '5 big questions on the under 5s'. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (R) reacts as she leaves after visiting HMP Send in Woking, south west of London on January 22, 2020. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge receives a posy of flowers from four year-old Erin (R) during her visit to the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre in Cardiff, south Wales on January 22, 2020 as she launches a UK wide survey to help improve early childhood. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK / various sources / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge departs the Ely and Careau Children’s Centre on January 22, 2020 in Cardiff, Wales. The visit is part of HRH's 24-hour tour of the country to launch '5 big questions on the under 5s'. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge meets mothers and children during her visit to the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre in Cardiff, south Wales on January 22, 2020 as she launches a UK wide survey to help improve early childhood. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK / POOL / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speaks with parents during her visit to the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre on January 22, 2020 in Cardiff, Wales. The visit is part of the Duchess of Cambridge's 24-hour tour of the country to launch the Five Big Questions survey. (Photo by Geoff Caddick - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge chats with mothers and their children during a visit to Ely and Careau Children’s Centre on January 22, 2020 in Cardiff, Wales. The visit is part of HRH's 24-hour tour of the country to launch '5 big questions on the under 5s'. (Photo by Geoff Caddick - WPA POOL/Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge chats with children during a visit to Ely and Careau Children’s Centre on January 22, 2020 in Cardiff, Wales. The visit is part of HRH's 24-hour tour of the country to launch '5 big questions on the under 5s'. (Photo by Geoff Caddick - WPA POOL/Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge chats with mother Estell Courlenr (L) and her daughter India Courlen Mayvow (R) during her visit to the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre in Cardiff, south Wales on January 22, 2020 as she launches a UK wide survey to help improve early childhood. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK / various sources / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)
WOKING, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits HMP Send on January 22, 2020 in Woking, England . The visit is part of HRH's 24-hour tour of the country to launch '5 big questions on the under 5s'. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge chats with children during her visit to the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre in Cardiff, south Wales on January 22, 2020 as she launches a UK wide survey to help improve early childhood. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK / various sources / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)
WOKING, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits HMP Send on January 22, 2020 in Woking, England. The visit is part of HRH's 24-hour tour of the country to launch '5 big questions on the under 5s'. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge walks out of 'Cath's Cottage' during her visit to the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre in Cardiff, south Wales on January 22, 2020 as she launches a UK wide survey to help improve early childhood. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK / POOL / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speaks with parents during her visit to the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre on January 22, 2020 in Cardiff, Wales. The visit is part of the Duchess of Cambridge's 24-hour tour of the country to launch the Five Big Questions survey. (Photo by Geoff Caddick - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge chats with mother Estell Courlenr (L) and her daughter India Courlen Mayvow (R) during her visit to the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre in Cardiff, south Wales on January 22, 2020 as she launches a UK wide survey to help improve early childhood. (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK / various sources / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF CADDICK/AFP via Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is greeted by Mrs Morfudd Ann Meredith, Lord-Lieutenant of South Glamorgan as she arrives at Ely and Careau Children’s Centre on January 22, 2020 in Cardiff, Wales. The visit is part of HRH's 24-hour tour of the country to launch '5 big questions on the under 5s'. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES - JANUARY 22: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge departs the Ely and Careau Children’s Centre on January 22, 2020 in Cardiff, Wales. The visit is part of HRH's 24-hour tour of the country to launch '5 big questions on the under 5s'. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits MiniBrum, an interactive, child-sized world at Thinktank at Birmingham Science Museum on January 22, 2020 in Birmingham, England. The visit is part of HRH's 24-hour tour of the country to launch '5 big questions on the under 5s'. (Photo by Eddie Keogh-WPA Pool/Getty Images)
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits MiniBrum, an interactive, child-sized world at Thinktank at Birmingham Science Museum on January 22, 2020 in Birmingham, England. The visit is part of HRH's 24-hour tour of the country to launch '5 big questions on the under 5s'. (Photo by Eddie Keogh-WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge reacts during her visit to MiniBrum, at Thinktank in the Birmingham Science Museum, in Birmingham, central England on January 21, 2020. - MiniBrum is an interactive, child-sized world, created in collaboration with schools, families and community groups. MiniBrum has different play zones including a home area where children can build their own dens, a burrow where children can find hidden animals, a race track inspired by Birmingham's upcoming Commonwealth Games, a construction zone with a climbing tower and a slide, a Post Office, and a salon. (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge reacts during her visit to MiniBrum, at Thinktank in the Birmingham Science Museum, in Birmingham, central England on January 21, 2020. - MiniBrum is an interactive, child-sized world, created in collaboration with schools, families and community groups. MiniBrum has different play zones including a home area where children can build their own dens, a burrow where children can find hidden animals, a race track inspired by Birmingham's upcoming Commonwealth Games, a construction zone with a climbing tower and a slide, a Post Office, and a salon. (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge reacts during her visit to MiniBrum, at Thinktank in the Birmingham Science Museum, in Birmingham, central England on January 21, 2020. - MiniBrum is an interactive, child-sized world, created in collaboration with schools, families and community groups. MiniBrum has different play zones including a home area where children can build their own dens, a burrow where children can find hidden animals, a race track inspired by Birmingham's upcoming Commonwealth Games, a construction zone with a climbing tower and a slide, a Post Office, and a salon. (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge reacts during her visit to MiniBrum, at Thinktank in the Birmingham Science Museum, in Birmingham, central England on January 21, 2020. - MiniBrum is an interactive, child-sized world, created in collaboration with schools, families and community groups. MiniBrum has different play zones including a home area where children can build their own dens, a burrow where children can find hidden animals, a race track inspired by Birmingham's upcoming Commonwealth Games, a construction zone with a climbing tower and a slide, a Post Office, and a salon. (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge talks with a child during her visit to MiniBrum, at Thinktank in the Birmingham Science Museum, in Birmingham, central England on January 21, 2020. - MiniBrum is an interactive, child-sized world, created in collaboration with schools, families and community groups. MiniBrum has different play zones including a home area where children can build their own dens, a burrow where children can find hidden animals, a race track inspired by Birmingham's upcoming Commonwealth Games, a construction zone with a climbing tower and a slide, a Post Office, and a salon. (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge reacts as receives a posy of flowers during her visit to MiniBrum, at Thinktank in the Birmingham Science Museum, in Birmingham, central England on January 21, 2020. - MiniBrum is an interactive, child-sized world, created in collaboration with schools, families and community groups. MiniBrum has different play zones including a home area where children can build their own dens, a burrow where children can find hidden animals, a race track inspired by Birmingham's upcoming Commonwealth Games, a construction zone with a climbing tower and a slide, a Post Office, and a salon. (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge talks with a child during her visit to MiniBrum, at Thinktank in the Birmingham Science Museum, in Birmingham, central England on January 21, 2020. - MiniBrum is an interactive, child-sized world, created in collaboration with schools, families and community groups. MiniBrum has different play zones including a home area where children can build their own dens, a burrow where children can find hidden animals, a race track inspired by Birmingham's upcoming Commonwealth Games, a construction zone with a climbing tower and a slide, a Post Office, and a salon. (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge reacts during her visit to MiniBrum, at Thinktank in the Birmingham Science Museum, in Birmingham, central England on January 21, 2020. - MiniBrum is an interactive, child-sized world, created in collaboration with schools, families and community groups. MiniBrum has different play zones including a home area where children can build their own dens, a burrow where children can find hidden animals, a race track inspired by Birmingham's upcoming Commonwealth Games, a construction zone with a climbing tower and a slide, a Post Office, and a salon. (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge reacts as she plays with children during her visit to MiniBrum, at Thinktank in the Birmingham Science Museum, in Birmingham, central England on January 21, 2020. - MiniBrum is an interactive, child-sized world, created in collaboration with schools, families and community groups. MiniBrum has different play zones including a home area where children can build their own dens, a burrow where children can find hidden animals, a race track inspired by Birmingham's upcoming Commonwealth Games, a construction zone with a climbing tower and a slide, a Post Office, and a salon. (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EDDIE KEOGH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
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"I want to hear the key issues affecting our families and communities so I can focus my work on where it is needed most," the mom-of-three said.

The initiative aims to generate conversation on early childhood nationwide to bring about "positive, lasting change for generations to come." 

"I’m here today to help launch a survey to hear society’s views about raising the next generation. Parents, carers and families are at the heart of caring for children in the formative years so that is why I want to listen to them," Kate said at the launch of the initiative on Tuesday.

The royal continued: 

“As a parent, I know how much we cherish the future health and happiness of our children. I want to hear the key issues affecting our families and communities so I can focus my work on where it is needed most. My ambition is to provide lasting change for generations to come.”

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge welcome guest to a reception to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit at Buckingham Palace on January 20, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (L) and Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (R) host a reception for heads of State and Government at Buckingham Palace in London on January 20, 2020, following the UK-Africa Investment Summit. (Photo by Yui Mok / POOL / AFP) (Photo by YUI MOK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex speak to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge during a reception to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit at Buckingham Palace on January 20, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge walks through to the State Room with the Master of the Household during a reception to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit at Buckingham Palace on January 20, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attend a reception to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit at Buckingham Palace on January 20, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex speak to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge during a reception to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit at Buckingham Palace on January 20, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William, left and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge host a reception at Buckingham Palace to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit, in London, Monday Jan. 20, 2020. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
Britain's Prince William, left and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge host a reception at Buckingham Palace to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit, in London, Monday Jan. 20, 2020. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at a reception at London's Buckingham Palace to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcome guest to a reception at London's Buckingham Palace to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcome guest to a reception at London's Buckingham Palace to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcome guest to a reception at London's Buckingham Palace to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit.
The Duchess of Cambridge walks through to the State Room with the Master of the Household at a reception at London's Buckingham Palace to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcome guest to a reception at London's Buckingham Palace to mark the UK-Africa Investment Summit.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Princess Royal and the Earl and Countess of Wessex prepare for a group photograph with Heads of Government, Ministers and members of NGOs attending the UK-Africa Investment Summit for a group photograph at London's Buckingham Palace.
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