How Ted Cruz Is Practicing to Be a Presidential Candidate

PHOTO: Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, brings his daughters, Catherine, 4, right, and Caroline, 6, left, on stage to tell them what to expect for his Monday morning speech to launch his campaign for president, at Liberty University, March 22, 2015.PlayAndrew Harnik/AP Photo
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Spoiler alert! Ted Cruz will formally launch his campaign for president of the United States on Monday, aides to the Republican senator confirmed to ABC News.

And now there are photos to prove it.

An Associated Press photographer captured a series of shots of a would-be First Family in training. They show Cruz, the Texas Republican, during a walk-through at Virginia's Liberty University, a Christian college in Lynchburg, Virginia, where he will make his White House bid official Monday morning.

In some of the photos, Cruz walks hand-in-hand with his wife, Heidi, and the couple's two daughters -- apparently practicing everything from their wave to a kiss.

Cruz, 44, is the first major candidate to enter what is expected to be a crowded Republican primary field, and his announcement tomorrow will officially kick of the 2016 presidential race.

PHOTO: Caroline Cruz, 6, pretends to react to noise as Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tells her and her sister, Catherine, 4, how loud it will be for Cruzs Monday morning speech on stage at Liberty University on Sunday, March 22, 2015 in Lynchburg, Va.Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
Caroline Cruz, 6, pretends to react to noise as Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tells her and her sister, Catherine, 4, how loud it will be for Cruz's Monday morning speech on stage at Liberty University on Sunday, March 22, 2015 in Lynchburg, Va.

PHOTO: Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, kisses his wife Heidi, during a walk-through for his Monday speech where he will launch his campaign for president at Liberty University on Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Lynchburg, Va.Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, kisses his wife Heidi, during a walk-through for his Monday speech where he will launch his campaign for president at Liberty University on Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Lynchburg, Va.

PHOTO: Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, meets with staff and coordinators during a walk-through for his Monday morning speech where he will launch his campaign for president of the United States at Liberty University on March 22, 2015 in Lynchburg, Va.Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, meets with staff and coordinators during a walk-through for his Monday morning speech where he will launch his campaign for president of the United States at Liberty University on March 22, 2015 in Lynchburg, Va.

ABC's Arlette Saenz contributed reporting.

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