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Kids April Fools Prank Ideas

April Fools Day is this Wednesday and here are several kids April Fools prank ideas!! I can’t believe it’s already here. I’ve had this post planned for 2 weeks. Geeze. Anyway, I’ve searched the net and have found some fun ideas you can do to make the day extra fun!

Kids April Fools Prank Ideas

The World of Homemaking suggests blue water! Using nontoxic dye pellets, designed to tint children’s bathwater placed in the cap of the faucet can create quit a prank.

Change out food for these yummy looking soaps that I found over on Obsidian Kitten.

There are some crazy fun office prank pictures over on SkeptiSys.

Want to learn about the origin of April Fools Day and other information? Mrs. Jackson’s Class has hooked you up with lots of links to browse through.

Bliss Guild has a couple fun ideas, my favorite is the Dessert First. The joke is that the cupcakes are really meatloaf topped with tinted mashed potatoes, and some little sprinkles on top.

Rachel’s Blog has several simple jokes to pull on April 1st.

Martha Stewart has tons of fun ideas you can do for April Fools.

Family Fun has so many amazing ideas as well as videos to make April Fools extra fabulous and fun for you and the kiddos.

What did I miss, what pranks have your done? Be sure to share your ideas in the comments so we can all get more ideas.



  1. Oh! Those are great! Thanks for the ideas!

  2. Just My Luck Designs

    What a great idea for a post!

  3. Thanks for the link, Laurie!

  4. I love April fools day. My husband is one of those people that ALWAYS puts thing away the exact same way in the exact same place. When he was in the shower I switched all of the contents of his drawers around in the bathroom and bedroom. It was quite funny.

  5. ooh, I LOVE the blue water thing- my little boys would get such a kick out of that, lol.

  6. i enjoyed your blue water suggestion! How fun is that!

  7. I planned a fun April Fool’s prank for my hubby! Check it out:

  8. I’m a middle school teacher, so I have to be prepared!! One thing I’m doing is they all have a word search waiting for them on their desk. It has words associated with April Fools. Words like pranks, joke, laugh, etc. The catch is only 1 of those words is actually in the word search!! Ha! I can’t wait to see them try to do it!

  9. Check out this cartoon about April Fools Day!
    Feel free to post on your blog or “tweet”

  10. Probably late in the day, but here’s a few more fun ideas.

  11. I think I’ll fell for every fake food prank

    Its never too early to prepare for the next April’s fool, more ideas at http://www.stinksnthings.com/holiday-gifts-april-fools-c-44_51.html

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