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Happy 5th Birthday

Finding just the right Happy 5th Birthday greeting can be tough. Having a youngster turn 5 years old is a special occasion and you want to mark the occasion with some birthday messages. 

While your child may not remember this birthday, you certainly will.  So today on his or her fifth birthday, write birthday wishes from the heart, letting your child know how important they are to you.

To help you out, we have created over 140 original happy fifth birthday sayings and greetings that will help you out. Feel free to use them verbatim, or use them as a springboard for your own thoughts. 

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How Do You Wish A 5th Birthday?

As your child turns five years old, it’s the perfect time to shower them with lots of hugs and love.  It’s a special occasion that calls for lots of happy 5th birthday messages.

If you’re not sure what to write for 5th birthday wishes, we’ve got you covered.  You can use our happy fifth birthday messages below.

  • 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 bright little boy.
  • You are the smartest five year old I know.  We are so lucky to have you as our little boy.  Enjoy your big birthday cake.
  • Happy 5th birthday, I hope you enjoy the awesome birthday party we planned for you.
  • Over the past 5 years you have grown so much.  You’re not a little kid anymore.  Have an awesome fifth birthday sweet boy.
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  • Happy 5th birthday, sweetheart! Just for today, I’ll let you can do anything your heart desires… almost. 
  • The past 5 years with you have been such a treat.  We’ve been learning new things, making friends, playing games.  You are such a fantastic human being, we love hanging out with you.  
  • Happy birthday to the sweetest addition to my life! You have changed my life for the better in ways you could never comprehend. You are my entire world.
Blue birthday cake with 5 candles on it

Happy 5th Birthday Wishes

  • Even though 5 years has passed, you’re still my adorable, cute and cuddly little teddy bear. Happy birthday dear nephew.
  • Happy 5th birthday to my sweet little princess.  Your life is full of magical moments that we get to experience through your eyes.
  • Today is such a special day for you, as we get to celebrate how amazing and adorable you are.  Enjoy all your adorable birthday wishes.

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

  • Watching you grow up has been such a privilege.  I hope you know what a special kid you are, enjoy all the birthday blessings coming your way today.
  • Happy birthday, handsome! Your smile makes even my toughest days so much sweeter. 
  • There is no doubt in my mind that you are going to do amazing things in your life.  But today, let’s start with having an amazing birthday, I love you so much kid.
  • 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!  These past 5 years have been filled with so much joy and love, and I am looking forward to many more wonderful moments ahead.
Mom and 5 year old girl cuddling in bed all in white

What Do You Write in a Birthday Card for a 5 Year Old?

It’s not that difficult to figure out what to write for 5ifth birthday wishes for a little one turning 5 years old.  You want to let your little princess or prince know how much they mean to you and what an amazing person they are becoming.  Check out our favorite happy 5th birthday wishes below.

  • Happy birthday to my dear beautiful nephew.  Do you know how much joy you bring into our lives?  A LOT.  We love you so much.
  • Oh my, what a cute baby you were, and now you’re turning into a lovely kid.  Our entire world revolves around you, thank you for being such a sweet kid.
  • Enjoy your 5th year on this planet, sweetheart! Enjoy this day with your friends.
  • Happy 5th birthday my love! Thank you for always making me feel immense happiness when I am with you.
  • Happy 5th birthday! You are growing up so fast, I need time to slow down.  Enjoy today buddy, it’s all about you.
  • Wishing my sweet little princess some sweet birthday wishes.  Put on your birthday dress and let’s get this party started.
  • Happy 5th birthday, little prince.  I will never forget the moment I first held you in my arms, and now you are turning five years old. 

Gifts for 5 Year Olds

What Do I Say to My Daughter on Her 5th Birthday?

  • I always look forward to your birthday as it is the only time our entire family gets reunited. Happy 5th birthday big girl. 
  • I feel so blessed to have you as my baby girl. We love celebrating each and every occasion with you.  Don’t forget to blow out all the big candles today.  
  • You are our whole world, that cute smile melts our hearts every time we see it.  You bring such joy into our lives every single day.
  • Don’t be afraid to reach for the stars, my love. We will always support you. In the meantime, have a fun filled birthday! Sending you only the best happy 5th birthday wishes.
  • Happy birthday to my little angel.  Enjoy your awesome party today, we wanted to do something special, because you are so special to us.
5 year old holding up 5 fingers

What Do You Write In A 5th Birthday Card?

When it comes to writing some 5th birthday wishes for a little one, all you need to do is reflect on how they’ve changed over the past 5 years.  Talk about all the things you love about them the most, and let them know how much you love them.

  • I am filled with joy and pride every time I look at you.  You are an amazing baby boy and we love you so much.   
  • Happy birthday to my little angel.  You are my whole world, always remember mom loves you so much.  
  • Happy birthday to my cute nephew.  I hope you enjoy your awesome party, and all the good wishes coming your way.  You deserve it all!
  • 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!
5 year old with hat on head turned sideways
  • Who’s a big kid now.  Happy birthday to my wonderful nephew.  Thank you for all the unforgettable moments with your uncle over these last five years.  I’m looking forward to many more. Wishing you so many blessings today.
  • Happy 5th birthday, my little bundle of joy! Wish upon the stars and may all your dreams come true. You are a true child prodigy.
  • 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 can never resist the temptation of cuddling and kissing you. 
  • I know that you are destined for greatness, so don’t be afraid to dream big!
  • I just realized how fast time flew by… It felt like you were just taking your first steps yesterday, and now you are turning the big five years old.  May all your wishes come true.  
  • Happy birthday, cutie pie! No matter how big you get, you will always be my baby.
  • You only turn 5 once, so cheers to being five my man! 
Smiling 5 year old boy with blue overlay

5th Birthday Wishes for Son

Your son is turning five years old, now is the time to start writing some sweet words letting him know how amazing he is.  Here are some 5th birthday wishes to help you out.

  • I can’t believe you’re officially a little kid now… Now go and enjoy your special day! 
  • On this special day I want to wish my beloved son a happy birthday.  You are god’s gift from heaven.  
  • We prayed and prayed for you and god blessed us with YOU.  We are so grateful for the last five years and can’t wait to see you grow into an adult.  Happy birthday sweet boy. 
  • 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.  
  • On your 5th birthday today, you have also turned out to be FIVE- Fantastic, Incredible, Valuable, and Exceptional! Have an amazing day baby boy!
  • Happy 5th birthday, sweetheart! Now that you’re still tiny and adorable, I’m going to give you the biggest  hugs and kisses before you don’t want them anymore!  
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How Do You Wish A 5 Year Old Happy Birthday?

  • Happy birthday big girl.  Keep shining that beautiful light of yours.  You are so much fun to be around, I love you so much sweet niece.   
  • Now that your special day has arrived, give me a high-five and let’s go celebrate it with style! 
  • Happy 5th birthday, my little fairy! I hope today will be ultra memorable for you dear niece.
  • Happy 5th, sweetheart! Thanks for bringing so much joy into this family We love you more than you could ever comprehend. I look forward to making more unforgettable memories with you, love your aunt.
  • You have no idea how much you have changed our lives for the better since you came into our lives.  Enjoy this big day with all your friends. 
  • Happy 5th birthday, baby girl. I hope you’ll never run out of reasons to smile… and please don’t grow up too fast! 
  • 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! Thank you for being such a pleasure to be around, we all love you big time!  
  • Happy 5th birthday! I am so excited to see what you do over this next year.  
  • 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. 
5 year old boy and his little brother at beach

What Is A Unique Way To Wish Happy Birthday?

  • 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!  
  • 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 5th birthday! I can’t believe you are turning five years old today.  You have grown into such an amazing person with so much spirit in you.  Keep being you!
  • You are always the one who brightens my every 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. I hope you get everything you want today.

Birthday Greetings For A 5 Year Old

  • 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. I love our tea parties and baking cookies together.  Happy birthday to my mini-me! 
  • Its unbelievable how much you’ve accomplished by the age of 5. Happy birthday and keep making us proud! 
  • Happy 5th birthday, little one!  May your fifth birthday be filled with fun, laughter, and lots of ice cream.
  • Wishing a very happy fifth birthday to the most special five year old around
  • Happy birthday, my baby. I hope you have lots of fun today running around with all your friends and cousins.  Have a blast baby girl.
  • Happy 5th birthday, kiddo! Wishing you a very happy birthday filled with lots of hugs and sunshine.
  • Happy birthday, my little fellow! Don’t forget to make a wish when you blow out the candles.  Enjoy the fun and excitement that birthdays bring. 
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Happy 5th Birthday Quotes

  • Happy 5th birthday! You are the smartest five year old I know, happy birthday little princess.   
  • Happy birthday, pretty lady! I hope that this day brings you more amazing presents, delight, and laughter. 
  • Happy birthday to the brightest five year old in the world!  I hope this is your best birthday yet and that you have a blast.
  • 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 a lifetime. You are one awesomly awesome kid!
  • Please enjoy your wonderful day. You are getting so big and looking more and more like a big girl now.  Happy 5th birthday sweet pea.
  • Happy 5th Birthday sweetie! Always remember, no matter how big or small, that you can do anything you set your mind to.
Mom and 5 year old girl in red superhero costume

How Do You Write A Beautiful Birthday Message?

  • Happy B-Day to the coolest, most awesome kid that I know. 
  • We are so excited to celebrate your big day.  Turning 5 is a huge milestone, we can’t wait to see what you do in the upcoming year.
  • 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! Today is a very exciting day for you. I hope this special day brings you lots of birthday kisses and cuddles, 
  • 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 be in too much of a rush to get older. 
  • 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, and look at you now.  We love to watch you growing up. 
  • Congratulations on your 5th birthday.  You are such a gift to this family, your brothers and sisters and mom and dad, we all love you so much.
Happy 5th birthday to my baby in green
  • 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!  
  • “Lovable” is your middle name. You couldn’t be more-so. Happy birthday to the most lovable kid on the planet.  
  • May you find nothing but smiles and laughter on your 5th birthday! Our boy is growing fast and it is hard to keep up. 
  • Today is your birthday and who knows what kind of fun surprises are in store for you? Enjoy it all, and have fun with your whole family.
  • Happy birthday big boy, We can’t wait to watch you open your gifts today, I hope you appreciate everything you get
  • Have a fantastic and fun filled 5th Birthday. You are a special little boy and deserve the absolute best. 
Hispanic little girl opening birthday cards

How Do You Say Happy Birthday To Your Son?

  • I love getting to know the world better through your eyes.  You are such an inquisitive little boy, you embrace everyone you meet, and you are definitely a charmer with the ladies.  Most importantly, you are a mama’s boy, and this mama loves you so much.
  • I hope you know we would do anything for you, just know that we are here for you anytime you need us.
  • You are a symbol of the joy and happiness others look for in the world. You can be anything and do anything that you set your mind to. Starting with school this year! 
  • Happy 5th birthday darling. May your day be unforgettable and filled with happy memories. Eat cake, play games and have fun being 5!  
  • Our little baby boy is growing into a sweet young man. We are proud to have brought your sweetness into this world and excited to be able to watch you develop.  
  • Take a moment today to notice all of the people who came to your birthday party.  You inspire so much love that people want to be around you, never lose that.
  • Every parent deserves a boy. A terribly awesome perfect little troublemaker to keep them on their toes. Keep being your troublesome awesome self!
Happy birthday in pink beside birthday cake
  • Happy 5th sweetheart, you fill my heart with so much joy that it nearly wants to burst. Have a wonderful day.   
  • Each finger on my hand represents one remarkable year with you in our lives. Happy 5th Birthday to our little princess.  
  • Enjoy your birthday today.  Everything from your favorite cereal to your favorite cake after dinner. Play, sing, dance and be wonderful you. We are so proud of you.
  • 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. 
  • 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 son! 
  • 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 today brings much joy. Now STOP! Do not get any older. DO not change. Stay just as you are now, OK?

Happy 5th Birthday Quotes

  • 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! 
  • 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.  
  • May your party be an epic 5 year old extravaganza! Your friends will be here soon and you get to have fun with them running around like 5 year old kids do.  I hope you have lots of fun. 
  • 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… 
  • You have the best laugh in the whole wide world.  You make others laugh, which in turn creates more fun moments.  I am so glad to be your mom. 
  • 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. Enjoy your birthday cake, and don’t forget to share with others.

Happy 5th Birthday Message



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