8 Easy Ways to Prank Your Family on April Fool’s Day
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Try these silly April fools pranks on your family.
Do you like playing harmless and silly pranks on your family?
I personally think it’s fun to become a little bit of a prankster once in a while to lighten the mood and make my kids laugh. Here are a few funny and easy April Fool’s pranks and ideas sure to bring some giggles this April 1st, or even year-round when they least expect it! Ha Ha!
If you’ve been following Hip2Save over the years, you know that we LOVE April Fool’s Day – and you won’t want to miss all the fun that’s about to come this Friday! 😉
1. “Ice Cream” Sundaes
Use an ice cream scooper to serve up these “ice cream” sundaes that are actually made from mashed potatoes and gravy. Don’t they look so realistic?
Collin actually played this prank on her daughter, Piper, a few years back. Check out this April Fools FAIL video as things didn’t go as planned. 🤣
2. Bug on a Lampshade
Tape a plastic bug (find plastic spiders at your local dollar store or on Amazon.com!) on the inside of a lampshade and then ask a family member to turn on the light. Yikes!
3. Donut Box Trick
This April Fool’s prank is bound to get everyone! 😂 Grab a donut box and fill it with fresh veggies for a funny fake out!
4. Oreo Cookie Trick
It’s a classic prank! Replace Oreo cookie filling with toothpaste! Use a butter knife to scrape off the Oreo filling and place a little white toothpaste in the middle of one side. When you put it back together, it looks exactly like a real Oreo cookie!
You could even leave some of the outer edges of the original cream filling so that from the outside, the cookie won’t look tampered with at all!
5. That’s Not Orange Juice
Do you know that orange powdered cheese packet that comes with packaged Mac and Cheese? Pour it into a pitcher, mix with water, and it looks exactly like orange juice! 😂
6. Cracker Jack Carrots
For a fun lunch box prank, replace a snack box like Cracker Jacks with fresh baby carrots. This trick also works well with a small bag of chips. Just remember to seal the package back up with a little double-sided tape for a more realistic effect!
7. “Spaghetti and Meatballs” Cupcakes
While it’s technically an April Fool’s prank, this easy cupcake recipe actually makes for a yummy treat amidst the joke. Plus, they look so realistic!
8. Confetti in a vent!
Have you pulled off a great April Fool’s prank? Please share with us!