Child of the month! Prince George had a “great” time celebrating his eighth birthday together with his household, a supply completely tells Us Weekly.
“It’s very nice for him as a result of there’s no college for the time being. 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 acquired a number of beautiful presents — a nature explorer set and a cool watch!”
The longer term king of England, who’s in line for the British throne behind each his grandfather, Prince Charles, and father, 39, additionally acquired 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 acquired 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 during the last yr” and actually “likes doing issues his method,” in keeping with the insider, who notes that George is “a assured and energetic little boy.”
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s eldest little one “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 household launched a brand new portrait of the little man. The younger prince seemed 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 delicate nod to his late nice 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 liked.
“Wishing Prince George a really completely happy birthday at present,” the Queen, 95, wrote by way of 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 by way of their official Twitter account.
“Thanks for all of your beautiful birthday messages,” William and Kate wrote in response to the outpouring of well-wishes on their social media pages.
The couple have a convention of constructing their youngsters’s birthdays particular, throwing George a “camping-themed BBQ occasion” amid the coronavirus pandemic final yr for simply their instant household.
“[William] and Kate shocked the birthday boy with a yurt as his reward, and he acquired a brand new bicycle from Charlotte and Louis,” a supply completely informed 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.”