Amazing Grace! Six year old who spread smiles with her happy stones is invited to watch Finding Dory with her family at Wisbech cinema

Grace Jolly has set up a free roadside stall with happy stones to brighten people's day

Grace Jolly has set up a free roadside stall with happy stones to brighten people's day - Credit: Archant

A story about a six year old girl who painted happy stones to spread smiles on a roadside stall outside her home has prompted an invitation from a cinema to watch an autism screening of Disney’s latest movie Finding Dory.

Grace Jolly has set up a free roadside stall with happy stones to brighten people's day

Grace Jolly has set up a free roadside stall with happy stones to brighten people's day - Credit: Archant

Little Grace Jolly wanted to brighten up people’s days by offering the free stones.

Now, her lovely idea has inspired the Light Cinema in Wisbech to invite her and her family to watch the film.

Grace’s younger sister Darcy, four, has autism and she always puts her needs before her own.

A spokesman for The Light Cinema in Wisbech said: “We saw the story online about Grace and her happy stones.

Grace Jolly has set up a free roadside stall with happy stones to brighten people's day

Grace Jolly has set up a free roadside stall with happy stones to brighten people's day - Credit: Archant


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“We think it’s so lovely, Lizzie and her husband are bringing the two girls to watch Finding Dory next Thursday.

“We have an autism-friendly screening of it so it will be great for Darcy.

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“Grace is also going to bring us one of her happy stones. Apparently she has already picked one out for us!”

The happy stones stall is spreading smiles in Wisbech St Mary where Grace decided she wanted to cheer people up.

So she gathered stones from her garden and spent a day painting them with bright colours and patterns.

She then varnished them and set up a stall outside her home in High Road.

Her mum Lizzie Jolly said: “She is such a sweet and kind-hearted girl. It was all her idea and when I said we could sell them if you like on a stall, she was very clear they had to be free, to brighten people’s days for anybody who needed their day brightening.

“It makes Grace happy knowing she is doing things for others. It makes me incredibly proud.”

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