50 Awesome April Fools’ Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

“Because if your kids don’t learn pranking at home, they’ll learn it on the streets.

1. Let’s start with a fun one: Put jelly beans in your ice dispenser.

Learn how at What's Cooking.

Learn how at What’s Cooking.

2.Also fun? Putting googly eyes on the food in your refrigerator.

3.Trick your kid into thinking you have an infestation problem by using a beetroot with a tail (or a potato and some string).

4.Wrap grapes in Easter egg foils.

5.Want a prank that will make your kid’s heart race? Put a surprise in the mailbox.

“Honey, go get the mail, would you?” Tee-hee!

6.You can also make your kid’s heart race by putting a “ghost” in the backyard.

All you need is some chicken wire (and a little patience). Find a tutorial here.

7.Serve up a glass of juice that is really Jell-O.

That first sip will be classic. Learn how to do this here.

8.You can also use gelatin to make this unusual glass of milk.

This “milk” is actually quite tasty. Learn how to make it at Ben & Birdy.

9.Give your kid a fortune cookie with a prank fortune.

Getting a fortune cookie open — so you can put your message inside — is actually surprisingly easy (if you have a microwave). Learn how here.

10.Set out a bowl filled with a mix of M&M’s, Skittles, and Reese’s Pieces.

Be prepared to laugh when you see your kid throw back a handful.

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