Jenny Chang/BuzzFeed 1. Tell your kids you're going to have asparagus for dessert. sweetapolita.com When your kids protest reveal it's actually a delicious cake. Find the tutorial here. 2. Use a face-swap app to replace a favorite photo in your kid's room with a face-swapped version. Mike Spohr/BuzzFeed 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!" 3. Paint a bar of soap with nail polish and leave it in the shower. ladycreate-a-lot.blogspot.com The soap won’t lather, which should give your kids fits as they try to get ready. Find this prank and others like it here. 4. Put a surprise in the mailbox. bunnyfood.tumblr.com "Honey, can you bring in the mail for mom?" Mwahahaha! 5. Shock your kids by suddenly biting into your coke bottle. instructables.com Learn how to make this gummy coke bottle here. 6. Serve a dessert grilled cheese. thespohrsaremultiplying.com Your kids won’t be mad at you when they realize they get to eat poundcake and frosting. Learn more here. 7. Make “chocolate chip cookies” out of mashed potatoes and black beans. 4jacqs.blogspot.com Find the recipe here. 8. Want to prank your kid but lack motivation? Invite them over to watch this really sweet commercial on your computer. View this video on YouTube youtube.com 9. Put a paper cup with this message on your kid's homework desk. Mike Spohr/BuzzFeed For extra points leave a plastic bug underneath — just don't leave a real bug unless you want to be put in an incredibly unpleasant nursing home one day. 10. Here's another one guaranteed to "bug" your kid. oversodoinverso.com.br When you hear your kid shriek "MOM!!!" or "DAD!!!" you'll know your work is done. 11. Try this “dollar in a book” trick. mothers-home.com Sorry, kid. LOL. 12. If your kid hates Justin Bieber, "Bieber-ize" their room while they're at school. instagram.com Bonus: If your kid is still mad later in the day say, "Is it too late now to say sorry?" 13. If your kid loves Justin Bieber, use this app to make them think Justin is calling. itunes.apple.com Set the "call" to happen in 30 seconds, then put your phone down on the table in clear sight of your kid. When it rings, act too distracted to check who is calling and wait for your kid to lose it. 14. Put a twist on a sunny-side-up egg. serendipityfromjewels.com A halved peach in yogurt not only looks like an egg, but also makes a delicious breakfast. Learn more here. 15. Freeze your kid’s morning cereal. kidsactivitiesblog.com Put a bowl of your kid’s favorite cereal and milk in the freezer overnight, then watch in the morning as your unsuspecting kid clanks a spoon against the frozen milk. Learn more here. 16. Get your kids out of bed with the promise of fresh and warm Krispy Kreme doughnuts. memedroid.com If you're 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. 17. Squeeze a few drops of food coloring into the bottom of your kid’s bowl, then cover it with cereal. kidspot.com.au When your kid pours the milk it will change colors as it rises to the top. Learn more here. 18. Pop a frozen Mento into your kid's drink and wait. Flickr: dsf / Via Creative Commons Another prank would be to make your kid watch those cheesy Mentos commercials from the '90s. 19. Cover the remote sensor with a piece of tape. pnpflowersinc.com Try not to laugh as your kid tries over and over to turn on the TV. Find this prank and some other good ones here. 20. Put a photocopy of your face under the toilet seat and close the lid. rebelcircus.com Get your first prank of the day in before breakfast. 21. You can also replace the toilet paper in your kid's bathroom with this DIY masterpiece. instructables.com Since you love your kid you should probably wait outside the bathroom door with a fresh roll. Learn how to make this here. 22. Rig a ketchup bottle to squirt string instead of ketchup. allfortheboys.com “Hot dogs are ready, kids. Tee-hee!” Learn how to make one here. 23. Tell your kids you’ve baked them a pan of brownies. mrsgoffskinders.blogspot.com Er, make that brown E’s. Via Mrs. Goff’s Pre-K Tales. 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. organized31.com Find the recipe here. 25. Make candied apples with onions. ibnlive.com Your kids will find this one hilarious…in a decade or two. 26. Draw a mustache on your sleeping kid's face, then wait for them to notice it once they wake up. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com Be sure to use a marker that easily washes off skin, like these Ultra-Clean Washable Markers. 27. Challenge your kids to finish this maze with no end. family.disney.com Say "Almost there!" from time to time to keep your kids busy with this futile task for as long as possible. Download the free PDF here. 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. fishki.pl “I can’t explain what happened, kids. Right now everything I know about the universe is upside down!” 29. Give your kid an April Fools’ Day “lollipop.” thedecoratedcookie.com Learn more here. 30. Swap out your family's orange juice with this stomach-turning drink. imgur.com 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. 31. Want a harmless and cute prank? Leave this rock out for your kid to find. pandawhale.com 32. Serve up steaming bowls of chili for dinner — and by "chili" we mean chocolate pudding. partypinching.com Find details about this prank and other good ones here. 33. A mashed potato sundae also makes for quite the surprise. bakeat350.blogspot.com Tell your kids you’re 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. 34. Serve up a glass of juice that is really Jell-O. meetthedubiens.com That first sip will be classic. Learn more here. 35. You can also use gelatin to make this unusual glass of milk. benandbirdy.blogspot.com This “milk” actually is quite tasty and makes a sweet snack. Learn more here. 36. Speaking of milk, you can spill some all over your kid’s most prized possession. instructables.com This splatter (which won’t harm your kid’s computer or anything else) is easily made using glue and soap. Learn how here. 37. Lastly, if you’re feeling really ambitious you can try this outrageous prank. nowaygirl.com Just don’t expect your startled kid to help you clean up the mess!