When your kids protest reveal its actually a delicious cake. Find the tutorial here.
Use a face-swap app to replace a favorite photo in your kids room with a face-swapped version.
For extra fun, when your kid asks, What happened to the photo? you can reply, What do you mean? It looks the same to me!
Paint a bar of soap with nail polish and leave it in the shower.
The soap wont lather, which should give your kids fits as they try to get ready. Find this prank and others like it here.
Put a surprise in the mailbox.
Honey, can you bring in the mail for mom? Mwahahaha!
Shock your kids by suddenly biting into your coke bottle.
Learn how to make this gummy coke bottle here.
Serve a dessert grilled cheese.
Your kids wont be mad at you when they realize they get to eat poundcake and frosting. Learn more here.
Make chocolate chip cookies out of mashed potatoes and black beans.
Find the recipe here.
Put a paper cup with this message on your kids homework desk.
For extra points leave a plastic bug underneath just dont leave a real bug unless you want to be put in an incredibly unpleasant nursing home one day.
Heres another one guaranteed to bug your kid.
Try this dollar in a book trick.
Sorry, kid. LOL.
If your kid hates Justin Bieber, Bieber-ize their room while theyre at school.
If your kid loves Justin Bieber, use this app to make them think Justin is calling.
Put a twist on a sunny-side-up egg.
A halved peach in yogurt not only looks like an egg, but also makes a delicious breakfast. Learn more here.
Freeze your kids morning cereal.
Get your kids out of bed with the promise of fresh and warm Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
If youre nice you can add a message under April Fools!! (as the pranker did in the photo above) explaining where the real doughnuts can be found.
Squeeze a few drops of food coloring into the bottom of your kids bowl, then cover it with cereal.
When your kid pours the milk it will change colors as it rises to the top. Learn more here.
Pop a frozen Mento into your kids drink and wait.
Cover the remote sensor with a piece of tape.
Put a photocopy of your face under the toilet seat and close the lid.
Get your first prank of the day in before breakfast.
You can also replace the toilet paper in your kids bathroom with this DIY masterpiece.
Since you love your kid you should probably wait outside the bathroom door with a fresh roll. Learn how to make this here.
Rig a ketchup bottle to squirt string instead of ketchup.
Hot dogs are ready, kids. Tee-hee! Learn how to make one here.
Tell your kids youve baked them a pan of brownies.
Er, make that brown Es. Via Mrs. Goffs Pre-K Tales.
Of course, you can do the same prank with actual brownies so you kid doesnt suffer any Wait
theres not actually brownies? disappointment.
Make candied apples with onions.
Challenge your kids to finish this maze with no end.
Take a photo of someone your kid cares about floating (like a parent, grandparent, or sibling), then show it to your kid and feign amazement.
Give your kid an April Fools Day lollipop.
You should probably try this one on teenagers only especially since younger kids love mac n cheese so much they might start requesting this beverage on the regular.
Want a harmless and cute prank? Leave this rock out for your kid to find.
Find details about this prank and other good ones here.
A mashed potato sundae also makes for quite the surprise.
Tell your kids youre having dessert for dinner, that way when they realize their sundae is actually mashed potatoes and gravy, it can be their dinner. Learn more here.
Serve up a glass of juice that is really Jell-O.
That first sip will be classic. Learn more here.
You can also use gelatin to make this unusual glass of milk.
This milk actually is quite tasty and makes a sweet snack. Learn more here.
Speaking of milk, you can spill some all over your kids most prized possession.
This splatter (which wont harm your kids computer or anything else) is easily made using glue and soap. Learn how here.
Lastly, if youre feeling really ambitious you can try this outrageous prank.