Heather Edwards reports from Primary Schools in the Middleton's home village of Bucklebury as they look forward to their most famous new resident's homecoming.
More than 18,000 people a minute tweeted about the royal baby as he made his first public appearance this evening, Twitter said.
The figure was short of peak of 25,300 tweets per minute which mentioned the baby last night after the birth was announced.
Bucklebury's not the only place for a party tonight, there's one happening 30 miles along the road at the aptly named Duchess of Cambridge pub in Windsor, the only pub in the country with that name.
It got underway at midday so there are some very happy people in the Royal borough. There with them - Sharon Thomas who meets Will Calvert of Windsor & Eton brewery and Daniel Park of the Duchess of Cambridge pub.
The Duke of Cambridge waved to the cheering crowds as he drove his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, and their new-born son to Kensington Palace.
"We're very emotional," said Kate. "It's such a special time.
Asked how much hair the new prince has, William replied: "He's got way more than me, thank god!"
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge emerged from St Mary's Hospital with their new baby son tonight to loud cheers from well wishers.
The Duchess said: "It's very emotional, it's such a special time. I think any parent will know what this feeling feels like."