5th Birthday Messages, Wishes, and Poems to Write in a Card

Updated on September 21, 2019
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Figuring out what to write in a young child's birthday card can be tricky. Use these examples to get started.
Figuring out what to write in a young child's birthday card can be tricky. Use these examples to get started. | Source

What to Write in a 5th Birthday Card

Writing in a card for a kid's birthday is not always a simple task. Adults tend to write messages that go over the kids' heads. You can't just leave the inside of a card blank, though. Use the blank space to write something fun in a 5-year-old's card.

Use this page as a resource. Here are some examples of 5th birthday messages for the special 5-year-old in your life. Whether you choose to inspire the young person, entertain them with a joke, or amaze with a poem, your handwritten message will mean a lot to them and their parents. Model your message after one of these, or combine and edit them to your taste.

Funny Messages for a 5-Year-Old

Use these funny 5th birthday wishes to get a smile or a giggle from your special little guy or gal. Maybe you can get an eye roll from mom or dad.

  1. There's a big difference between being 4 and 5. You're 25% older than a 4-year-old.
  2. It's always good to know a really cool 5-year-old. I'm glad to know you.
  3. You only have 5 more years to use your fingers to count to your age.
  4. Congratulations! You get to be 5 for an entire year!
  5. You are the youngest 5-year-old I know!
  6. No one can call you a little kid any more. You're 5 now!
  7. Just when I thought you were perfect at age 4, you turned 5 and got even more cool!
  8. Who gave you permission to grow up so fast? I can't believe you're 5 now.
  9. Now that you're 5, you're too old for toys. A 5 dollar bill is much more appropriate.
  10. You're finally old enough to have a happy birthday without having to ask for permission. Happy 5th Birthday!

5th Birthday Messages

These are some simple and short 5th birthday wishes..

  1. I can't remember being 5 very well, but I hope this year brings you many wonderful memories.
  2. Now you're big, more than four. Now you're big, and growing more.
  3. Give me 5! That's how old you are now!
  4. Five can draw a drawing. Five can button buttons. Five can zip a zipper. Five can wish wishes. Five can get presents and eat cake on bright dishes!
  5. Five is extra clever, with lots of words and songs. Five is extra smart, with letters big and small. Five is extra special, with dreams and wishes for you!
  6. Jesus listens when you pray. He hears each word you say. We know He is with you as you reach five years today!
  7. Knock, Knock! Who's there? Happy Birthday. Happy Birthday, who? Happy, happy, happy, happy, happy birthday! Five happy birthdays just for you!
  8. Bigger than four, and closer to six, five is just right - for a person your height!
  9. Grandma sends kisses. Grandpa sends hugs. Both of us send... five big years of love!
  10. We've waited all year for this day to arrive. It's your birthday, and now you are five!
  11. You are five today, so run and play, dance and sway, make a way... for fun to come and stay!
  12. One is done. Two is through. Three did flee. Four's out the door. Five is now live!
  13. I love you more than kittens and puppies and ponies. I love you more than rainbows and butterflies and sunbeams. I love you more than cake and presents and songs. I hope you love your birthday as much as I love you!

5th Birthday Poems

Just Be You

Now you're five
There's much to do!
Dance and jive
Tie a shoe
Most of all
Just be you!

Everyone Knows

Five is a hand full of fingers
Five is a foot full of toes
Five is your age today
Which everyone knows!

Five Is Big

Five is big
Five is fun
Now my silly poem is done!

Five Big Hugs

Five big hugs
Five big kisses
I'll make sure
Not one of them misses!

Picture-Perfect You

Five fingers are perfect
Five toes are perfect, too
None of them are as perfect
As picture-perfect you!

F.I.V.E. Acrostic Poem

Friendly
Impressive
Valuable
Energetic

What's the best part about being five years old?

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      Zuzanna Kriese 

      2 weeks ago

      This is good for kids and adults for writing in a card this is valuble !! And great !

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