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37 Next-Level April Fools' Day Pranks Your Kids Will Never Forget

A whole lot of genius... a little bit of evil.

1. Tell your kids you're going to have asparagus for dessert.

2. Use a face-swap app to replace a favorite photo in your kid's room with a face-swapped version.

3. Paint a bar of soap with nail polish and leave it in the shower.

4. Put a surprise in the mailbox.

5. Shock your kids by suddenly biting into your coke bottle.

6. Serve a dessert grilled cheese.

7. Make “chocolate chip cookies” out of mashed potatoes and black beans.

8. Want to prank your kid but lack motivation? Invite them over to watch this really sweet commercial on your computer.

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9. Put a paper cup with this message on your kid's homework desk.

10. Here's another one guaranteed to "bug" your kid.

11. Try this “dollar in a book” trick.

12. If your kid hates Justin Bieber, "Bieber-ize" their room while they're at school.

13. If your kid loves Justin Bieber, use this app to make them think Justin is calling.

14. Put a twist on a sunny-side-up egg.

15. Freeze your kid’s morning cereal.

16. Get your kids out of bed with the promise of fresh and warm Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

17. Squeeze a few drops of food coloring into the bottom of your kid’s bowl, then cover it with cereal.

18. Pop a frozen Mento into your kid's drink and wait.

19. Cover the remote sensor with a piece of tape.

20. Put a photocopy of your face under the toilet seat and close the lid.

21. You can also replace the toilet paper in your kid's bathroom with this DIY masterpiece.

22. Rig a ketchup bottle to squirt string instead of ketchup.

23. Tell your kids you’ve baked them a pan of brownies.

24. Of course, you can do the same prank with actual brownies so you kid doesn't suffer any "Wait... there's not actually brownies?" disappointment.

25. Make candied apples with onions.

26. Draw a mustache on your sleeping kid's face, then wait for them to notice it once they wake up.

27. Challenge your kids to finish this maze with no end.

28. 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.

29. Give your kid an April Fools’ Day “lollipop.”

30. Swap out your family's orange juice with this stomach-turning drink.

31. Want a harmless and cute prank? Leave this rock out for your kid to find.

32. Serve up steaming bowls of chili for dinner — and by "chili" we mean chocolate pudding.

33. A mashed potato sundae also makes for quite the surprise.

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

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

36. Speaking of milk, you can spill some all over your kid’s most prized possession.

37. Lastly, if you’re feeling really ambitious you can try this outrageous prank.