Singing Happy Birthday Songs is a very important part of our birthday traditions.
It helps make a birthday truly special when we sing with love to our friends and family.
Birthday songs should be sung with verve, vigour and confidence - eek - easier said than done...
But don't worry, I'm here to help...
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On this page I've got ideas to help you:
What normally happens when we try to sing a special birthday song is that we all dread it...
The majority of us can't sing for toffee.
And no-one is ever quite sure when to come in!
And then we're all off key...
And it's really sooooooooo embarrassing!
Do you cringe, too, when it's time to break into song?
Well, you could embark on some last minute singing lessons, or enlist the help of a cute child prodigy...
But here's a better idea...
Why not take control of the situation, and add an element of surprise with a funny happy birthday song, instead?
Here are a few alternative birthday song lyrics to try. You could even get creative and make up your own.
Or you could...
Use the power of the web and send them their very own happy birthday singing video.
It's a powerful way to say you care - without exposing your own singing skills (or lack of!)
I've carefully crafted these free musical birthday cards for you, in electronic format.
There's loads to choose from - whether you want comedy, cute or just good ole fun...
Click here to send one of my free singing birthday e-cards... with easy copy and paste links.
Do come back and let me know your favorite.
Click on Colin the birthday-cat, below, to hear him sing...
Want to do your own 'caterwauling'? Here's a great idea...
Want to sing a special birthday song in person?
Can you play the guitar, piano or even recorder? Happy Birthday Songs always sound better when accompanied by an instrument...
And it's a perfect idea if you aren't so confident in your singing voice.
Gather a few friends together for an impromptu performance - it's much more fun - and a great giggle for everyone.
Why not get yourself some Happy Birthday sheet music and give it a whirl.
Brush up on those rusty old skills and tinkle the ivories.
It doesn't matter if you've never played piano before - you can still learn how to play Happy Birthday on the piano, without too much trauma...
Here's yours truly on her Youtube debut.
I take you through everything you need to know, to play your happy birthday songs on the recorder.
Even if you've never played the recorder before it's pretty easy to get a tune from, and cheap to buy too!
These days it's a small world.
Wouldn't it be a special thing to sing happy birthday to some-one in their native language?
This is the perfect way to show how much you care...
And yes, it can be done pretty easily...
Did you know? Happy Birthday is actually sung in English in Japan.
However, don't miss your chance to do something different and learn how to sing Happy Birthday in Japanese.
You can also find out lots of interesting and fun facts about celebrating birthdays in Japan.
Let me know which other languages you would like to learn how
to sing Happy Birthday in - or which countries you would like to learn
about their birthday customs.
Everyone loves a funny happy birthday song.
And I have a great collection on here. Starting with my own coolest Birthday-cat, Colin....
Click the link to hear Colin sing a funny happy birthday song. Cute, huh?
Or hear our very own Raving Dave do hilarious comedy versions of Happy Birthday
Choose high-pitched or low-pitched Raving Dave - which do you prefer?
Love Star Wars?
Watch Darth Vader lose his dignity with his very funny rendition of Happy Birthday...
I've got a very cheeky monkey to wish a cheery Happy Birthday to someone special...
Or a perky meerkat....
Cute and cuddly?
Cute cats and cuddly teddy-bears for a precious birthday wish...
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This is a great happy birthday idea - I was thrilled when I discovered it.
And absolutely no singing required!
Use a push button phone to play happy birthday down the phone.
Practice it first, but watch you don't ring any-one by mistake!
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Why not show how much you care with a personal Happy Birthday message - quick and easy to do - and the recipient will love it!
Or let me help you find the perfect gift with these cool gift ideas
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