By peoplestaff225
Updated November 28, 2008 03:00 PM

With his childhood days long behind him, actor Charlie O’Connell is clearly excited to give his soon-to-be nieces the opportunities to learn karate and dance — with their uncle right by their side! Inspired by an online video that depicts "little kids dancing," Charlie tells Extra that after watching the clip, his thoughts immediately turned toward his sister-in-law Rebecca Romijn, who is expecting fraternal twin girls in January. "I was like, I want to get them into dance class," gushes Charlie.

Although he is unsure where is enthusiasm stems from, the 33-year-old counts the days until the girls will be old enough to enjoy "all the classes and stuff that…these little kids can go to and that I can suddenly be a part of!" However, Charlie insists that his sudden urge to participate in these baby-oriented classes is not a result of a burning desire to start a family, but rather simply comes from his love of the martial arts. Charlie laughs,

The twins will be the first children for Rebecca and her husband, Jerry O’Connell.

Source: Extra