Child of the month! Prince George had a “great” time celebrating his eighth birthday along with his household, a supply completely tells Us Weekly.
“It’s very nice for him as a result of there’s no college in the meanwhile. He’s on vacation,” the insider says, noting that his mother and father, 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 plenty of 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 cheerful birthday. She despatched him a stunning present as a shock,” the insider tells Us, including that the baby “loves his nice grandmother a lot.”
George’s youthful siblings, Princess Charlotte, 6, and Prince Louis, 3, additionally bought 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 means,” in response to 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.
At some point 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 house 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 automobile that Philip beloved.
“Wishing Prince George a really comfortable birthday right now,” 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 12 months for simply their instant household.
“[William] and Kate shocked the birthday boy with a yurt as his present, and he obtained a brand new bicycle from Charlotte and Louis,” a supply completely advised Us in July 2020, including that George’s siblings “helped Kate bake a chocolate sponge cake for George and adorned it with sprinkles, lollipops and colourful sweet.”
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