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Finding just the right Happy 5th Birthday greeting can be tough. Having a youngster turn 5 years old is a special occasion and we want to mark the occasion with a beautiful message. 

While the child may not remember this birthday later in life, the perfect message in a card will inspire a wonderful record of the occasion. 

To help you out, we have created over 140 original birthday sayings and greetings that will get you on the right road. Feel free to use them verbatim, or use them as a springboard to your own thoughts. 

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How Do You Wish A 5th Birthday?

  • Happy 5th birthday, your Majesty! Now go wear your princess dress and crown with pride.
  • Happy birthday, cutie! Now that you’ve turned 5, you have made our lives 5 times brighter. We’re so blessed to have you as our little bundle of joy.
  • Today, I want you to dance and sing like there’s no tomorrow… youth will be gone before you know it. Happy birthday! 
  • Happy birthday, my little prince! It felt like I had just conceived you yesterday, and now you’re a big boy. How time flies… 
  • Happy birthday, darling! I hope you will start discovering new things and forming your dreams. Don’t be afraid to aim high, okay… we’ll always have your back.
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  • Happy 5th birthday, sweetheart! Just for today, I’ll let you can do anything your heart desires… almost. 
  • Happy birthday, my sweet pea! Feel free to gobble up all the ice cream and cake. It’s your special day, after all! 
  • Happy birthday to the sweetest addition to my life! You have changed my life for the better in ways you could never comprehend.
  • Even though 5 years has passed, you’re still my adorable, cute and cuddly little teddy bear. Happy birthday, love! 
  • Congratulations for making it to the 5th year of your life, little one! I wish you an even more amazing journey ahead.

No Matter What, I'll always be your #1 fan. Wishing you another year that rocks!

  • Happy 5th birthday, beautiful! May you embark on an adventure filled with joy and laughter. 
  • Happy birthday! I pray that you’ll develop your talents because I’m sure that you’re destined to do great things in life. 
  • You’re such a cute and talented girl. Despite your young age, you have made me so proud already. Enjoy your birthday!
  • On this special day, I want you to know that you are so precious to us and we will never let you go. Wishing you an unforgettable celebration! 
  • Happy 5th birthday to you, my darling! May this day bring you heaps of positivity and unlimited joy. 
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How Do You Wish A Child Happy Birthday?

  • Happy birthday, my little baby! You’re our top blessing. May you grow up to be a enchanting lady with a big heart! God bless you. 
  • Look at all your cuddly friends and lovely gifts! You deserve each one of them and more. Happy 5th birthday, little fairy.
  • Happy 5th birthday! I’m looking forward to have your cute antics and boundless energy in my life. 
  • Happy birthday, handsome! Your smile makes even my toughest days so much sweeter. 
  • Thank you for always making me happy, you must be one of a kind. Have a lovely day! 
  • Happy 5th birthday, my love! It’s finally the time to be joyous and shout to your heart’s delight.
  • People say that I have successfully raised a well-mannered young lady… I’m glad my efforts paid off. Happy birthday, my darling! 
  • Whether you want to be a pilot, lawyer, doctor, or a world-class travel enthusiast, I’ll always be here for you. Have a spectacular 5th birthday! 
  • Happy 5th birthday, dear! I will never forget the moment I first held you in my arms… I love you.
  • Happy 5th birthday, cutie! People say I’m a star parent… but truth is, you’re the most wonderful child.


  • I always look forward to your birthday as it is the time our family gets reunited. Happy 5th birthday, little one! 
  • I feel so blessed to have you as my baby boy. People say I’m a star parent… but truth is, you’re the most hardworking, talented and intelligent child. 
  • Don’t be afraid to reach for the stars, my love. We will always support you. In the meantime, have a fun filled birthday! 
  • Happiest of birthdays to you. It never would’ve occurred to me that God would send an angel in our lives. Thanks for making us the happiest parents.
  • Happy birthday, sweetie! Looking at you now has made me forget all the hardships we had to go through when raising you. We want you to know that you’re the center of our universe. 

What Do You Write In A 5th Birthday Card?

  • So far, you have grown up to be the most wonderful young kid. I hope you’ll continue to make us and yourself happy for that. Happy birthday, honey! 
  • Happy 5th birthday! Wow, you’re a big kid now… Hope you’ll like the colorful cake we prepared for you! 
  • Happy birthday, my child! You’ve now memorised the alphabet, soon enough you’ll conquer the world. 
  • On this special day, I would like to thank you for bringing so much joy into my life. I’ll always love you, princess. 
  • Happy birthday, sweetheart! Even though you’re young and you may not remember everything, we wanted to celebrate it in the grandest way possible. You deserve it for being such a great kid. Enjoy!
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  • Happy 5th birthday, my little bundle of joy! Wish upon the stars and may all your dreams come true. 
  • Your heavenly presence never ceases to make us so content. Happy 5th birthday, lovely!
  • You have made my life 5 times more enjoyable. Have a fun 5th birthday celebration! 
  • Happy birthday! You are the reason I wake up every single morning… I could never resist the temptation of cuddling and kissing you. 
  • Your birthday festivities today will be off the hook! Delightful sweets and cakes will be all around you, as well as your best friends. Have a wonderful celebration! 
  • Happy birthday, cutie pie! No matter how big you get, you will always be my baby.
  • Turning 5 years old was so long ago for me… but I want you to enjoy it as best as you can because it only comes once. Happy birthday, dear! 
  • I know that you are destined for greatness, so don’t be afraid to dream big! Also, your family will always catch you if you fall. Happy 5th birthday! 
  • Happy birthday, little troublemaker! Feel free to eat lots of candy today… but not too much, I don’t want you to get sick.
  • I just realised how fast time flew by… It felt like you were just taking your first steps yesterday, and now you can run, jump, dance, and sing! Happy birthday, superstar! 

The more you give away the more happy you become. Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

How Do You Bless A Child's Birthday?

  • Dear daughter, you might have taken up much of my nights when you were a baby, but those were easily the most memorable moments of my life as I got to bond with you.  Happy 5th birthday! 
  • Looking at you now, my long days and sleepless nights when raising you were certainly worth it. Happy birthday, my love! 
  • I can’t believe you’re officially a little kid now… Now go and enjoy your special day! 
  • Happy 5th birthday, our mini princess! We will always make time to throw you a fabulous party. 
  • Happy 5th birthday to the best son ever! All I want in this life is to see you with lots of joy and love in your heart, especially today. 
  • Happy birthday, honey! I wish you a wonderful journey through life and all the strength to face any obstacles that may be before you. 
  • Your sweet smile always makes my heart flutter, all my stress and anxiety would go away. Happy 5th birthday, my baby angel! 
  • On your 5th birthday today, you have also turned out to be FIVE- Fantastic, Incredible, Valuable, and Exceptional! Have an amazing day!
  • Enjoy your 5th year on this planet, sweetheart! Enjoy this day with your friends from dusk until dawn. 
  • Happy 5th birthday my love! I wish for all parents who are still trying to conceive to have an obedient and smart son like you. There would be so much more joy in this world. 
  • Happy birthday! As you turn 5, here are my 5 wishes for you: a treasure box full of wealth, blossoming heath, blessings, as well as sweet and happy moments. 
  • Happy birthday, darling! Today, you’re the boss and your wish is our command. 
  • Happy 5th birthday, sweetheart! Now that you’re still tiny and adorable, I’m going to overwhelm you with generous hugs, kisses and tight embraces before you don’t want them anymore! 
  • You’re only 5 years old, yet we have lost track of the the times you have made us proud. Happy birthday, son! 
  • Happy 5th birthday, my dear! The world can be a tough place, but always remember to be kind. You’d be surprised with your rewards. 
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How Do You Wish A 5 Year Old Happy Birthday?

  • Happy 5th birthday, my little fairy! I hope today will be ultra memorable for you.
  • Happy birthday, beautiful! May your light shine brighter than before, the world needs it. 
  • Now that your special day has arrived, give me a high-five and let’s go celebrate it with style! 
  • Happy 5th birthday to you, special one! You can stay up a bit later at night… but remember, school is still priority number one. 
  • Happy 5th, sweetheart! Thanks for bringing so much joy into this family We love you more than you could ever comprehend. 
  • Happy 5th birthday! Congrats for single-handedly making our lives worth living. Enjoy all the presents, love!
  • You have no idea how much you have changed our lives for the better since 5 years ago. Now go and spend time with your friends. Have a blast! !
  • Happy 5th birthday, baby girl. I hope you’ll never run out of reasons to smile… and please don’t grow up too fast! You (and I) will certainly miss these childhood moments of yours.
  • Happy 5th birthday to you, daughter! You have successfully become 5 times smarter, cuter, taller, funnier and especially prettier- all in a single day! 
  • Happy 5th birthday! As you close one chapter of your life and open up a new one, I wish you a wonderful day. 
  • Happy 5th birthday, my cute little daughter! We should’ve named you ‘cute’ as there are literally no better way to describe you. 
  • Dear daughter, I would like to wish you a very happy birthday. I hope you’ll enjoy your day and have as much fun as possible. 
  • Happy 5th birthday, gorgeous! Eat all your candy while you can. 
  • Remember to always cherish your childhood, as they will be the best years of your life. Happy 5th birthday! 
  • I can’t believe you’re 5 years old today! Only time knows how much I love you. Just that much more as you grow older. Don’t forget to make a wish before blowing your birthday candles.

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  • Happy 5th birthday, baby! May you be fruitful in all aspects of your life, as well as grow and prosper to become a great member of the society.
  • Watching you grow up to be a wonderful kid is the greatest joy in my life. Have a blessed 5th birthday! 
  • Happy birthday, baby love! With your brilliance and sharpness, I hope your life path will bring you to somewhere incredible. May God bless you! 
  • Happy 5th birthday! What’s most important is that you count your blessings… it’ll allow you to appreciate your life more. 
  • You are always the one who never fails to enlighten my day. Happy birthday, my sunshine! 
  • Happy 5th birthday! Look at how much you’ve grown! We hope that your heart will remain full of love and positivity. 
  • Happy 5th birthday, gorgeous! I know you’re afraid of going to school… but trust me, its going to be just as fun as you make it to be! 
  • I couldn’t contain my excitement when I first found out that I was going to have a baby girl. Thank you for coming into my life and making it a better place. Happy birthday!
  • Its unbelievable how much you’ve accomplished by the age of 5. Happy birthday and keep making us proud! 
  • Happy 5th birthday, little one! With your brains and beauty, go tackle this world by storm.
  • Thank you for gracing me with your presence, angel. Have a fun-filled 5th birthday celebration! 
  • Happy birthday, my baby. Now that you can show us you age just by using one of your hands, let’s go for a little celebratory treat! 
  • Happy birthday! You’re my princess now, but in the future, you’ll be a queen. Wish you all the best! 
  • Happy 5th birthday, kiddo! I wish you all the success in the world… I know you can do it. 
  • Happy birthday, my little fellow! Don’t waste your wish this year! Enjoy the fun and excitement that birthdays bring. 
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Birthday Greetings For A 5 Year Old

  • Happy 5th birthday! You are unquestionably a huge blessing in our lives… I wish that all your dreams will come true! 
  • Now that you’re t, calling you a ‘child’ doesn’t seem appropriate… but calling you a ‘kid’ does! Happy birthday, our playful little kid! 
  • Happy birthday, my darling! Brace yourselves for the best gift in this entire universe. 
  • We’re well aware of how lucky we are to have such a witty and captivating child like you. Have a precious 5th birthday! 
  • Happy birthday, pretty lady! I hope that this day brings you more amazing presents, delight, and laughter. Welcome the next stage of your journey with open arms! 
  • Please enjoy your wonderful day. You are getting so big and every new day is exciting to see. Happy Birthday!
  • Happy 5th Birthday Sweetie! You fill my life with happiness and I am so proud of you. 
  • Happy B-Day to the coolest, most awesome kid that I know. 
  • The stars have aligned and tell me that you have a very bright future ahead. Enjoy your big day! 
  • Your cuteness inspires smiles everywhere and your parents pride makes them glow. Happy Fifth Birthday. 
  • If only babies were named according to the traits they exhibit, your name would be “Cute.” This could not be argued by anyone who has seen you. Happy 5th Birthday!
  • Happy birthday to my little girl. You are the apple of your Daddy’s eye and you make me very happy every day. Enjoy your special day, my dear. 
  • Happy 5th birthday sweetie. You are a beautiful princess growing into a wonderful queen. I will be your prince until you find your King. 
  • Happy 5th birthday! Today is a very exciting day for you. Don’t scream too loud when you find out what I got you. 
  • You never miss a day amazing me at the things you learn as you grow. Happy 5th my sweet little one. Have fun learning and growing, but don’t go too fast. 

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How Do You Write A Beautiful Birthday Message?

  • It is hard to believe that 5 years have passed since you came into our lives. It seems like yesterday that you were just a newborn baby. Look at you now- taking on the world with such great abandon. We love to watch you growing up. 
  • Remember today that it is most fun to share your day with your friends and family. Enjoy your gifts with your buds. 
  • Congratulations on your 5th birthday.  My wish for you is that you have strong lungs to blow out all of those candles. 
  • Happy 5th Birthday honey! You shall have the best of everything, including cake, friends, and of course loving parents. Enjoy!
  • You get better with each passing day. Today we celebrate 5 years of watching you grow and learn. Congratulations. 
  • Two in the house was good, but you made three infinitely better. We can’t remember life without you and we love every day of having you in our lives. Happy Birthday. 
  • May your 5th birthday be as amazing and fun as every other day that we have with you. We love you so much! Congratulations. 
  • My hope for your 5th birthday is that you live to fulfill many more dreams then I ever did. May God lead your path. 
  • 5 candles mean 5 wishes for your health, happiness, and loads of gifts. Happy 5th Birthday my little one. 
  •  Have the best 5th Birthday ever. Make wonderful memories that will last your lifetime. You are one awesomly awesome kid!
  • “Lovable” is your middle name. You couldn’t be more-so. Lets have the best birthday party ever to celebrate 5 years of lovable. 
  • 5 Years ago two special people got together to create one very special person. Today we get to celebrate you. Happy 5th!
  • As each year passes by, we discover more of the wonderful person inside of you. May each year ahead uncover more of the awesomeness that is you. Happy 5th Birthday!
  • Happy Birthday Big Boy, How old are you now, 50? Haha- we know you are only 40. You are growing WAY too fast! Happy 5th Birthday!
  • Have a fantastic and fun filled 5th Birthday. You are a special little boy and deserve the absolute best. 

How Do You Say Happy Birthday To Your Son?

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  • Take a moment today to notice all of the people who have made it to wish you a Happy 5th Birthday. You inspire so much love that people want to be near you. 
  • Every parent deserves a boy. A terribly awesome perfect little troublemaker to keep them on their toes. Keep being your troublesome awesome self! 
  • Our little baby girl is growing into a sweet young lady. We are proud to have brought your sweetness into this world and excited to be able to watch you develop. 
  • You will always remember your 5th birthday. Pinata’s, birthday cake and a clown. Even loads of gifts. What could be better? 
  • My little girl, you are a perfect “Mini-Me” of your mother which makes you perfect in my eyes. You hold my heart sweet child. 
  • Happy 5th sweetheart, you fill my heart with so much joy that it nearly wants to burst. Have a wonderful day being wonderful you. 
  • Each finger on my hand represents one remarkable year with you in our lives. Happy 5th Birthday to our little Princess. 
  • May you find nothing but smiles and laughter on your 5th Birthday! Our boy is growing fast and it is hard to keep up. 
  • Enjoy your birthday today- everything from your favorite cereal to your favorite cake after dinner. Play, sing, dance and be wonderful you. We are proud of you today!
  • Today is your birthday and who knows what kind of fun surprises are on store for you? May your wildest fantasies come true today. You are loved beyond measure. 
  • May you enjoy every day in the year ahead. May your most difficult decision have no bad side. May you smile and know that you are loved. 
  • As you mark your fifth year, may you never hide your light. May it shine as brightly as the sun. You are a bright spark for others to follow. Happy 5th Birthday daughter! 
  • You made us happy the day you were born and you have made us happy each day since then. We hope you will be as happy as you make us all through the days of your life. 
  • You have been blessed in so many ways. You are smart, strong, and very loving. Enjoy your wonderful 5th Birthday and celebrate the joy of being 5. 
  • Seeing you turn 5 toady brings much joy. Now STOP! Do not get any older. DO not change. Stay just as you are now, OK? 

No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.​

Happy 5th Birthday

  • Enjoy your special 5th birthday, my dear. Make every minute count and never forget that I am right behind you my precious daughter. Have a Happy Birthday
  • You make us happier every day. You get smarter and more funny. We are so happy God put you in our lives. Have an awesome day today!
  • You are a symbol of the joy and happiness others look for in the world. You can be anything- do anything that you set your mind to. Starting with school this year! 
  • Little bro- today you are 5! You are the coolest kid around and I love hanging out with you. Always know that big bro has your back and will handle any problems you may have. 
  • Happy 5th birthday darling. May your day be unforgettable and filled with happy memories. Eat cake, play games and have fun being 5! 
  • May your party be an epic 5 year old extravaganza! Your friends will be here soon and you get to do whatever you want! Have a wonderful day! 
  • Happy 5th birthday my little brother. You make me proud to be your sister and I got you something really cool. Guess what it is…
  • Happy 5th birthday my sweet child. You fill those around you with your charm and true nature. Keep on being the perfect kid you are and we will continue to watch you grow. 
  • Have an awesome birthday sister! Hope you get everything you want AND your favorite cake too. Thanks for being my lil sis! Happy Birthday! 
  • Hope today marks your best birthday yet! And may each one going forward be better than the last. 5 years means 5 spanks for good luck. 

Inspirational Quotes For Kids

Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

The more you give away the more happy you become. Why fit in when you were born to stand out?

Fall seven times, stand up eight.

All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them.

Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.

On your birthday, I thought of giving you the cutest gift in the world. But then I realized that is not possible because you yourself are the cutest gift in the world.

Don’t try the cake. Go for the icing. Happy Birthday!

Anything is possible. Anything can be.

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.

Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.

We grow great by dreams.

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Always keep a positive mindset, it will improve your outlook on the world.