Barron Trump attends White House Easter Egg Roll, waves to crowd after father thanks him

President Donald Trump's 11-year-old son, Barron Trump, made a rare appearance at the White House on Monday as he attended the annual Easter Egg Roll -- and reacted enthusiastically when his father mentioned him.

Barron stood on a raised platform with his mother, first lady Melania Trump, and father as President Trump made introductory remarks, and thanked the first lady for her work in organizing the event.

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"She's been working on this for a long time to make it perfect, and we wanted to keep it just right," President Trump said of his wife's commitment to the Easter event.

"We're going to have a lot of people, and we're going to have a great time. So, Melania thank you very much and Barron thank you very much for being here," he added.

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In reaction his being thanked, the first kid gave an emphatic wave to the White House event crowd.

Trump's youngest son also joined his parents in signing cards for members of the American armed forces.

Melania and Barron Trump have been mainly staying in their Trump Tower penthouse home in New York City since President Trump took office, as the president's youngest son finishes the school year.

However, the White House confirmed to at least one outlet that the pair is planning to permanently move to Washington this coming summer.