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8 April Fools Practical Pranks

I love a fun April Fools practical prank idea.  I’ve been searching the net and have found some cool ideas that you might enjoy as well for April Fools jokes.  Happy pranking!

April Fool’s Day Desserts

1.  Silly April Fools cupcakes – Several cupcake that are made to look like food or our not even cupcakes at all!
2.  Faux grilled cheese – A dessert made to look like a grilled cheese sandwich.
3.  Baked potato sundae’s – This is a dessert made to look like a baked potato.
4.  Meatball suckers – An opposite dinner that looks like dessert and dessert that looks like dinner.

April Fool’s Day Pranks

5.  Fake Parking Ticket – Several fun practical joke ideas that make pranks fun!
6.  Pranks from Family Fun – You’ll find a ton of creative pranks.
7.  Fake letter to child’s teacher – Write a fake letter to your child’s teacher and fool them as well on this fun day.
8.  Pranks from Martha Stewart – The queen of craft has several tutorials and great ideas on how to make April Fools Day even more fun.

For some simple practical pranks to pull on your children you can:

  • Switch out food in wrappers in your child’s lunch
  • Switch out drawers in dresser
  • Put salt on toothpaste
  • Switch out cereal in cereal boxes for breakfast
  • April Fools Prank Ideas from last year

Feel free to leave your prank ideas and blog post links in the comments.  This way we can all be inspired to do something great.  {{evil laugh}}

If you have an April Fools joke or prank over on your blog, we’d love to see it! Feel free to leave the blog link in the comments or on the Tip Junkie Facebook page or right here in the comments, and I’ll be happy to find it and upload it for you! {{I’ve got your back!}}

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  1. TammyM

    LOL – all of these sound really fun but I love the cupcake one!

  2. Cher

    Thanks for linking me, Laurie! It’s always a fun surprise to be on TipJunkie! Have a great day!

  3. Ashley

    Great ideas!~ I usually don’t pull April Fool’s Day pranks but maybe this year I should start!! As the social media marketer at blogfrog we love tip junkie 🙂

  4. Shauna Thompson

    I did a really fun sack lunch for my kids last year. Here is the post http://mymixofsix.blogspot.com/2009/04/april-fools-day.html

  5. Jessica G.

    I did the fake grilled cheese a couple years ago and my son was so fooled that he burst into tears when he saw “dessert.” hehehehehe

  6. Someday Crafts

    Love these ideas! I am linking to this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com

  7. Denise

    Great ideas, I want to try the grilled cheese sandwich!

  8. emily greg

    this site is retarded

  9. katy

    that was rude… anyway this site is amazing!

  10. Rachel Harwood

    What fun ideas! I may have to try some of these! Thanks for sharing!

    I’d love to have you share this at my For the Kids Link Party! Stop by and check it out!


  11. Sarah

    Fun! The cupcakes are cute!


  12. LocalFunforKids Mom

    I wanted to do a fun snack for pre-school on April Fool’s day. Thanks for the great ideas!

  13. somedaycrafts

    I am relinking to this post this year! Thanks for all the work you do!

  14. June

    What cute ideas! love it!

  15. Rebecca

    I love the desserts that look like foods. =]

  16. [email protected]

    I came up with a fun little April Fools day prank ~ it looks like a sealed can of fruit, but it’s really filled with CANDY!


  17. Marisa

    Thanks for the ideas. I always need extra encouragement to play my pranks out right!
    April Fools Day is my favorite day of the year at my house…well, for me anyway. I’ve done lots of mean things to my husband, but my favorites have been:

    1. Filling his deoderant with cream cheese.
    2. Soaking his toothbrush in vinegar and salt.
    3. Caking his towel in flour.
    4. Sewing the fly of his underwear closed so there was no “easy out.”
    5. Turning the doorknob to his bathroom backward so he was VERY locked in when he shut the door.
    6. Filling oreos with toothpaste.
    7. This year I’m making waffles and “whipped cream” for breakfast. Of course the whipped cream will be shaving cream!

    I could go on and on, but I’ll spare you the loss of brain cells. 🙂

  18. Amy

    This is so great! April Fool’s day has become one of my family’s FAVORITE holidays!

    Come check out my April Fool’s Day blog posts from last year. I have over 60 pranks (throughout 6 posts). http://ladycreate-a-lot.blogspot.com/search/label/April%20Fool%27s

  19. amanda Mc

    my boys are 2 and 5, and they and my husband are in some serious trouble this year hahahahahahaa

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