Child of the month! Prince George had a “fantastic” time celebrating his eighth birthday along with his household, a supply solely tells Us Weekly.
“It’s very nice for him as a result of there’s no faculty in the intervening time. He’s on vacation,” the insider says, noting that his dad and mom, Prince William and Duchess Kate, toasted the birthday boy on Thursday, July 22.
“Kate and William shocked George with a soccer cake,” the supply provides. “He obtained numerous pretty presents — a nature explorer set and a cool watch!”
The future king of England, who’s in line for the British throne behind each his grandfather, Prince Charles, and father, 39, additionally obtained a particular name from his nice grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.
“The queen Zoomed Prince George to want him a contented birthday. She despatched him a stunning reward as a shock,” the insider tells Us, including that the infant “loves his nice grandmother a lot.”
George’s youthful siblings, Princess Charlotte, 6, and Prince Louis, 3, additionally obtained in on the festivities. They “made their very own lovable birthday playing cards for his or her brother,” the supply provides.
The prince has “grown up over the last year” and actually “likes doing issues his method,” in line with the insider, who notes that George is “a assured and energetic little boy.”
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s eldest child “loves studying, sports activities, puzzles and is tremendous outdoorsy and adventurous,” the supply says.
Someday previous to ringing George’s birthday, the royal family released a new portrait of the little man. The younger prince regarded identical to his father within the snap, which was taken by his mom, 39, at their household residence in Norfolk, England, final month.
It additionally featured a subtle nod to his late great grandfather, Prince Philip, who handed away in April on the age of 99. George sat atop a Land Rover within the snap, which is a automotive that Philip cherished.
“Wishing Prince George a really glad birthday as we speak,” the Queen, 95, wrote through the royal household’s official Instagram account on Thursday, reposting the birthday portrait of George.
The Prince of Wales, 72, and Duchess Camilla additionally honored George through their official Twitter account.
“Thanks for all of your pretty birthday messages,” William and Kate wrote in response to the outpouring of well-wishes on their social media pages.
The couple have a tradition of making their children’s birthdays special, throwing George a “camping-themed BBQ party” amid the coronavirus pandemic final yr for simply their quick household.
“[William] and Kate shocked the birthday boy with a yurt as his reward, and he obtained a brand new bicycle from Charlotte and Louis,” a supply solely instructed Us in July 2020, including that George’s siblings “helped Kate bake a chocolate sponge cake for George and embellished it with sprinkles, lollipops and colourful sweet.”
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