First Birthday Wishes, Poems, and Messages for a Birthday Card

Updated on November 29, 2016
First birthday wish: I hope that you grow up to be smart, tough and wise. But I also hope that you always have the same innocence in your eyes. Happy first birthday.
First birthday wish: I hope that you grow up to be smart, tough and wise. But I also hope that you always have the same innocence in your eyes. Happy first birthday.

These first birthday wishes and poems can be used as ideas to write a message on a first birthday card. A one year old may not be able to read the birthday wish yet, but your tender words will mean a lot when he or she grows up. Make your own cute little birthday card and dress it up with playful designs or cartoon characters. Write a heartfelt quote or a birthday wish for a one year old that will be cherished by both parents and the kid.

1) Unwrapping gifts, blowing candles, playing games, eating cake and having fun

There is so much work to do and you are just one

Happy birthday

2) A year back you were struggling to come out. Now your parents are struggling to not make you cry and shout. Happy birthday.

3) Don't be upset if you can't blow all your candles in one go

It only means that you still have a lot to grow

Happy first birthday

4) I wish you grow up to be smart, tough and wise

But I also hope that you always have the same innocence in your eyes

Happy first birthday

5) You are my little cutie pie

Without seeing you every day I would die

Happy birthday to the most adorable one year old

6) You are the cutest baby in town because you look adorable even when you frown. Happy birthday sweetie pie.

7) You may still be tiny and small

But you have stolen the hearts of one and all

Happy birthday

8) You are our family's sweetest one

And the world's best one year old son

Wish you a very happy birthday my boy

9) Don't take a nap while your 1st birthday party is going on

Or the most important birthday of your life will be gone

Happy birthday

10) Now we know why everyone wants to hold you in their arms. You know how to use your innocent charms. Have an awesome first birthday little one.

11) You are light and fluffy as a bubble

Your smile frees my life of all trouble

May you get the best in life I hope and pray

Here's wishing the cutest one year old a happy birthday

12) You are the reason your parents are smiling today

May you always bring happiness to make them sway

Happy first birthday

13) You have the sweetest laugh and the sweetest cry

I can't stop loving you no matter how much I try

Happy birthday

14) May your baby steps towards your birthday cake become your journey towards the best times in your life. Happy birthday little one.

15) Hurray! You are turning one

Let's cut the cake and have some fun

Happy first birthday

16) A year ago you weren't even here

And now you are a toddler who has no fear

Happy birthday

17) Lovely gifts and treats, may you enjoy

On your first birthday, may you get the best toys

Happy birthday

18) You are the family's little wonder

Today is your day to steal the thunder

Happy first birthday

19) Happy birthday to a one year old cute and sweet, may you grow up to keep the world at your feet.

20) From a tiny speck in the womb to your first birthday

You have made a beautiful journey and come a long way

Happy first birthday

21) Congratulations for living life for one whole year

To my heart and soul, you will always be near and dear

Happy birthday

22) Happy first birthday to the magician in our lives, the cute toddler who takes away all our worries with a single smile.

23) I wish I could paint the whole world blue

To celebrate the day and say how much I love you

Happy first birthday

24) As you celebrate your first birthday today

I pray that that the angels protect you every single day

Happy birthday

25) I have brought you lots of goodies to munch

It's your first birthday so let's party, you cute little bunch

Have a boo-tiful year ahead

26) Cute one year olds like you are few. Happy first birthday to a little one who only knows how to say boo.

27) The cutest baby I know

Is about to get many presents in a row

Happy first birthday

28) Let me give you a kiss and say

I hope your life is all fun and play

May you grow up to pave your own way

And have an awesome first birthday

29) My darling you are so sweet and chubby

You remind me of a cute little teddy

Happy first birthday to you

30) Happy birthday to a cute little one. Today is your day to make a mess and have lots of fun.

31) All you know what to speak is boo

But we know that on your birthday you want gifts new

Happy birthday

32) May your one year soul always remain pure

My addictive love for you knows no cure

Happy birthday to a super cute one year old

33) The stork that brought you home last year, has given you this card which says happy birthday dear.

34) You are my darling one year old

Who is more precious than a box of gold

Happy birthday

35) You are surely the smartest one year old around

And that's because you know how to melt our hearts with a frown

Happy birthday smarty

First birthday wish: You may still be tiny and small, but you have stolen the hearts of one and all. Happy first birthday.
First birthday wish: You may still be tiny and small, but you have stolen the hearts of one and all. Happy first birthday.

36) You are the one, who I always want to hold

Without your warm little hands, the world seems bare and cold

Happy birthday to a beautiful one year old

37) Booh bah loo whoo tee noo. In your language, wish you a happy first birthday.

38) May the first birthday of your life mark the firsts of many good things to come. Happy birthday.

39) Right now everyone may call you just a beautiful doll

When you grow up, I'm sure you will stand tall

Happy birthday

40) Your warmth makes our lives glow

I love you is all that I want you to know

Happy first birthday

41) Your cuteness make the world go around

Your family's love for you knows no bounds

Happy birthday

42) First birthdays come only once in a lifetime

So enjoy life while everyone entertains you with toys and chimes

Happy first birthday

43) You are so sweet that if you were a cake I would have eaten you up. Happy birthday to my one year old honey bun.

44) May your first birthday bring lots to look forward to

As you grow one year old and turn a leaf new

For now be happy by digging your hands in clay

As your folks fuss over you to wish you a happy birthday

45) The very first year of your life just passed

Who knew you would grow up so fast?

Happy first birthday

46) You are our bundle of happiness, love and joy

On your first birthday you deserve an awesome toy

Happy birthday

47) As you slowly learn how to speak, sleep, walk and run

Along the way don't forget to have some fun

Happy birthday

48) Your first birthday will be one of the few occasions when your mom will give you a gift that means nothing to you and your dad will show you off to the world. Enjoy, happy birthday.

49) All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

As you turn one and learn new things, don't forget to play with your toys

Happy first birthday

50) You light up our days

With your sweet and innocent ways

Today, you are officially one

Wish you a happy birthday full of fun


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      Korobaro Kabunare 5 months ago

      Thank you for your creative on this.

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      Vedrana Kajfes 4 years ago

      Beautiful thank you

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Nicely thought of quotes I will need to choose my favorite quote soon so I am bookmarking this one for sure. A meaningful way to show a one year old how much you care and love them.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Lovely quotes for lovely first birthdays! All messages are beautiful. Thanks for sharing this beautiful hub!