Royals See Princess Charlotte's Cutest Moments Princess Charlotte has been serving up adorable waves and sweet smiles for five years By Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit is a Royals Writer/Reporter at PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2016 after graduating from The College of New Jersey and holding previous positions at Seventeen, CBS Radio and more. Follow the proud dog mom on Twitter at @stephpetit_ for the latest on Queen Elizabeth's corgis. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on May 2, 2020 10:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 41 Princess Charlotte wasted no time in giving royal fans adorable moments. In a portrait taken by mom Kate Middleton just weeks after her birth, Charlotte posed in the arms of her proud older brother, Prince George. 02 of 41 Chris Jackson/Getty Image The little princess was wide awake as she rode in a vintage Millson stroller used by the Queen for her younger children, Princes Andrew and Edward, for her July 2015 christening. 03 of 41 2015 HRH The Duchess of Cambridge Charlotte showed off her toothless grin while playing with a stuffed animal in photos taken six months after her birth. Kate picked up the camera at Anmer Hall, posing in a floral dress and pink cardigan. 04 of 41 Chris Jelf /Kensington Palace/Getty All eyes were on Princess Charlotte in a family portrait from fall 2015. 05 of 41 The little royal was pretty in pink (and on the move!) for photos shot by Kate in honor of Charlotte's first birthday in 2016. 06 of 41 Samir Hussein/WireImage Charlotte made her Trooping the Colour debut in June 2016, appearing on the famous Buckingham Palace balcony alongside her family. 07 of 41 CHRIS JACKSON/GETTY Charlotte on tour! The Cambridges were out in full force for a Sept. 2016 visit to Canada – and perfectly coordinated their ensembles. 08 of 41 Pool/Sam Hussein/WireImage They had a blast at a children's party for military families during the royal tour... 09 of 41 Chris Jackson/Getty ...with Charlotte particularly excited to check out a pastel-colored balloon arch! 10 of 41 Danny Martindale/WireImage Charlotte celebrated Christmas 2016 with the family by attending church services. 11 of 41 Samir Hussein/WireImage Charlotte left with a candy cane in hand! 12 of 41 The Duchess of Cambridge/PA Wire Charlotte celebrated turning 2 in May 2017 with a sweet snap of her at the family's Norfolk home, Anmer Hall. The little royal held back her growing hair with a navy bow from Amaia, a favorite children's store of my mom Kate, who took the photo. 13 of 41 Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images At Pippa Middleton's May 2017 nuptials to financier James Matthews, Charlotte served as a bridesmaid during the ceremony. Big brother George was by her side as a page boy. 14 of 41 Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty All together now: Aww! 15 of 41 Chris Jackson/Getty Images Charlotte returned to the Buckingham Palace balcony for the 2017 Trooping the Colour celebrations, perfectly coordinating with her mom in pink outfits. 16 of 41 Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage The young princess joined her family for another tour in July 2017, this time visiting Poland and Germany. 17 of 41 Chris Jackson/Getty Images Princess Charlotte appreciated the fresh scent of the posy of flowers she was given as the foursome departed Warsaw, Poland, and even took her first royal curtsy, per mom's instruction, as they left. 18 of 41 The Duchess of Cambridge/KENSINGTON PALACE/HANDOUT/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Charlotte posed excitedly in Jan. 2018 before heading off to her first day at the Willcocks Nursery School, a private school in west London. She wore a $150 burgundy Razorbil wool coat by Amaia with stone-colored tights and carried a pink backpack by Cath Kidston. 19 of 41 BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty When Prince William brought Charlotte to visit her new baby brother at St. Mary's Hospital on April 23, she turned around on the steps to sweetly — and regally — greet photographers and fans waiting outside. 20 of 41 Prince Louis and Princess Charlotte. Duchess of Cambridge/PA Wire Princess Charlotte was ready for big sister duty when Prince Louis arrived, placing a sweet kiss on his forehead in the first official portraits of the baby. 21 of 41 Jane Barlow - WPA Pool/Getty It may have been Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding day, but Charlotte stole the show as she showed off a big smile and waved to the gathered crowd from the top of the steps of St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. 22 of 41 She served as a member of the bridal party – and kept the other kids in line. "She was really sweet," a royal wedding guest told PEOPLE. "There was one girl who wanted to go and she said, 'No you can't go yet. We have to wait until we are asked.' She was really organized!" 23 of 41 Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images Princess Charlotte once again enjoyed the Trooping the Colour celebrations in 2018 alongside cousin Savannah Phillips and brother George. 24 of 41 James Whatling/MEGA And after taking a small fall, the princess even made crying look cute as she was comforted by Kate. (She was all smiles again in no time.) 25 of 41 Karwai Tang/WireImage In June 2018, Charlotte stayed close to her mom while cheering on Prince William at a polo tournament. 26 of 41 Samir Hussein/WireImage But she was up and running when George took off! 27 of 41 PA Images/Sipa During the Cambridge's first outing as a family of five at Louis' July 2018 christening, Princess Charlotte appeared to tell the photographers, "You're not coming." 28 of 41 Princess Charlotte, Savannah Phillips and Prince George. YUI MOK/AFP/Getty Princess Charlotte was a bridal party pro again at Princess Eugenie's Oct. 2018 wedding. 29 of 41 Princess Eugenie/Instagram In a behind-the-scenes shot by Alex Bramall, Princess Charlotte is seen sitting in front of Eugenie, laughing so hard her eyes are squeezed shut. 30 of 41 Max Mumby/Getty And of course, the little princess showed off her royal wave! 31 of 41 PA Images/Sipa For her fourth birthday, mom Kate took a trio of adorable snaps of her daughter. 32 of 41 PA Images/Sipa Charlotte showed off her "feisty" side in one of the photos of her running through the yard of the family's home. 33 of 41 PA Images/Sipa Charlotte is the spitting image of her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth in this sweet photo. 34 of 41 Princess Charlotte got cheeky at her parents' charity sailing race in August 2019, sticking her tongue out at her grandfather Michael Middleton (and the entire crowd in the process)! 35 of 41 Aaron Chown/Getty Images Royal in uniform! Princess Charlotte showed off her new clothes (and even her shy side!) while heading to her first day of school at Thomas's Battersea in Sept. 2019. 36 of 41 Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage Both Prince George and Princess Charlotte made their royal Christmas debut in 2019, with the little princess showing off her curtsy as the Queen passed. 37 of 41 Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Louis, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. BBC Charlotte's adorable applause for the U.K.'s first responders in April is best viewed in motion. 38 of 41 Princess Charlotte. The Duchess of Cambridge Ahead of her fifth birthday on May 2, 2020, the princess' parents shared a few snapshots (including this one, taken by mom Kate Middleton) of Charlotte delivering food to seniors isolated inside during quarantine for the Covid-19 pandemic. 39 of 41 Princess Charlotte. Kensington Palace/Twitter The princess shows off one of the components of the food packages she delivered: homemade pasta! 40 of 41 Prince William with Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. The Duchess of Cambridge The royal children are often dressed to the nines, but the family shared a look at their "off duty" style (including Charlotte in flamingo-embroidered overalls!) with a series of candid shots posted in honor of Father's Day. 41 of 41 Prince William and Kate Middleton with children and Sir David Attenborough at Kensington Palace recently. Kensington Palace Charlotte was beyond excited to meet legendary naturalist Sir David Attenborough, especially when she got to ask him whether he liked spiders.