40th Birthday Video Message Gift Ideas

The Celebrate Team

Birthday video messages are a great way to express your love and respect and create a sense of belongingness and closeness. Certainly, they are a great medium to convey how much they matter to you if you are not comfortable sharing your thoughts in person. Further, celebrating someone turning 40 through video messages, whether the person is your colleague or your loved one, is a unique way to wish. 

A person completing 40 years of their life is a significant accomplishment since now is the time they will be experiencing the results of the years of hard work. Most likely, they are now better at making wise choices and are more comfortable with themselves, and it's only going to get better from here.

It's no doubt that birthdays are all special occasions; However, certain milestone birthdays, like turning 40, are worthy of appreciation and acknowledgment. What better way to send a private message or a social media message to that special birthday person important to you?

The big 40 birthday is significant, yet the journey is only beginning in many ways. Whether you're turning 40, or someone you like, we've put together an assortment of thoughtful 40th birthday wishes that will make it easier to ring in the 40th year!

Of course, there are times when it's not as simple as having the exact words to type - do you really think it is? We present this collection of something funny, something quotable, and exciting gender-specific birthday greetings that will give you the perfect birthday wishes for your colleagues, relatives, or your dear ones turning 40 this year.

So, how do you compile a 40th birthday video present that will make your loved one smile from ear to ear?

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Video Message Ideas for 40-Year-Olds

‍A Big Group

Bring together friends, family, and anyone else that wants to be included in this fun video idea. You can invite as many people as you want to the fun, and you can all take a moment to share this special birthday with the 40-year-old in your life. It’ll be amazing to come together for this video moment to celebrate and recognize this milestone year.‍

This is an enjoyable way to bring together people who would love to be involved and show the recipient how much you all care.

Messages From Many People

If the people in your family or group of friends want to record their own messages for the 40-year-old, they can do so! In this video style, everyone will record the memories they have shared with the birthday recipient, and these videos will be linked together to create a living memory wall.

40th birthday celebration on video

‍This is a great way to laugh and cry together on this special day, even if some of the people in the video message will not be able to see everyone in person.

Share Pictures and Video

Sometimes pictures and videos are the best memories to share, and you don't need to talk at all. You can easily turn the family photo album and video collection into a memorable collage of events to share with the 40-year-old in your life. We sometimes forget where we have come from, and getting back in touch with our younger selves can be really moving for everyone involved.

‍‍This kind of video can lead to some tears, but they are always happy tears. People you are sharing these memories with may be a little embarrassed seeing their younger selves but really happy that you shared these special memories on their birthday.

Make a Keepsake

‍‍You can actually invite many different people from all around the world who know the 40-year-old having a birthday and let them make videos with a message to share. This can be the perfect way to include distant family and friends who cannot see the person having a birthday. You might even have family or friends in other countries who want in on the action!‍

These videos are made by sending out invites via messaging apps or email. These invites allow participants to upload their videos and be included in the keepsake event. This is a great way to use your network of friends and family to make this birthday a special one for the birthday person.

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Live Video

If you are able to get everyone together for a live chat, you can surprise the birthday person with a live chat with everyone they have not seen in a long time. This kind of fun video interaction for birthday events can lead to shock, surprise, and gratitude. This is a great idea if the 40-year-old having the birthday isn’t available at home.‍

Getting family and friends together to chat with the 40-year-old having a birthday is a really great way to make everyone feel closer and make the day even more special!  There is no shortage of reasons why this might be the best idea, and the person having the birthday will be so glad that everyone thought of them.

The Birthday Letter

‍Sometimes, you want to speak from the heart and deliver everything that is hard to say personally to the person having a birthday.  You can combine this kind of video with images and video clips of times that you have shared or childhood memories that stand out to you both. Talking about your feelings can be much easier when you do not have to look at the person you are telling these deep things to.

‍The birthday letter video can be a great way to tell the special young adult that you love them and that you remember every moment of their years in your life. This is really moving and a unique kind of video to create, and it can become a treasured keepsake for the receiver. 

The Party Recap Video

If you took a bunch of fun videos during the birthday events and you want to share them with everyone, this is the best medium to get that done. An edited video that shows the highlights of what happened on this milestone day can be really fun to watch and can make a keepsake video that can be viewed over again by the person having the birthday.‍

Group of Friends Celebrating 40th Birthday

There is nothing more special than happy memories, and this video can be the inspiration for lots of personal growth and happiness for the person in your life in the future. People can sometimes pretend that they are not sentimental, but they really do appreciate such gestures deep down. They will definitely be glad that you took the time to make this gift for them later in their life, when they can look back on this special day.‍

Video Birthday Messages Are Unique and Special

There is something really wonderfully special about giving someone a birthday message in the form of a video. You can say so much and show so much love with a surprise group birthday video. No birthday card or birthday gift can deliver so much love and emotion to the person in your life or commemorate this important birthday so well.

If you have been trying to figure out the perfect gift idea for a 40-year-old's birthday, you should consider video messages at the top of your list. When you choose a video message, you can get a whole group of friends and family together, create a birthday letter, or offer up memories that everyone shares and cherishes to make this a special day that will last in everyone's memory.

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