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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.

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.

6. You can also make your kid's heart race by putting a "ghost" in the backyard.

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

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

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

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

11. Make a plate of "sponge brownies."

12. Speaking of brownies, you can pull the classic "There's a pan of brown E's on the counter" prank.

13. Looking for a prank that's a little more extreme? Make candied apples with onions.

14. Freeze your kid’s morning cereal.

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Put a bowl of cereal and milk in the freezer overnight, then watch in the morning as your unsuspecting kid clanks a spoon against the frozen milk.

15. Here's some more fun you can have with cereal — squeeze a few drops of food coloring into the bottom of your kid’s bowl, then cover it with cereal.

16. Put some "melted ice cream" on your kid's prized possession.

17. Put a photo of Shia LaBeouf (or anyone else) in the window and then ask your kid to look outside for something.

18. Shock your kids by suddenly biting into your Coke bottle.

19. Put this cup upside down on your kid's desk.

20. Want to REALLY give your kid (or teenager, hopefully) a jolt? Stick a photo like this in their pencil drawer.

21. Time for some A+ doughnut pranks — like this glazed doughnut box full of fresh, delicious...broccoli.

22. You can also plant “doughnut seeds.”

23. And if neither of those doughnut pranks go far enough for you, there's the ol' doughnut with mayo-filling prank.

24. Now for some bathroom pranks! This one is easy and perfect if you can draw even a little.

25. Okay, this one is gross — but if you rip up a toilet paper roll, wet it, and then mash it together, it looks exactly like, well... see below.

26. This recipe for poop-shaped cookies can be used for all kinds of pranks.

27. Leave this can on the counter, then, when your kid asks what it is, say "Dinner."

28. Here's a sweet prank — use yogurt and a halved peach to make a faux sunny-side-up egg.

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

30. Hide bubble wrap under a rug and wait for your kid to step on it.

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

32. Cover your kid's bed — pillows and stuffies included — with plastic wrap.

33. Serve a dessert grilled cheese.

34. Stick press-on nails in hot dogs, then leave the “appendages” around the house for your kids to stumble across.

35. You'll either love or hate this one, but your kid will never forget it!

36. Put a “sold” sign in your front yard.

37. Does your teen's car have a backup camera? If so, you can pull this "action figure prank."

38. Stuff toilet paper into the toe of your kid’s shoes.

39. A meat and mashed potato sundae makes for quite the surprise.

40. You know what else makes quite the surprise? Serving "spider chip cookies.”

41. Got a kid who doesn't scare easily or is too old to fall for these? If so, put a glow stick in a toilet paper roll, then put it in their room as they sleep.

42. You can also put a "giant beetle" (cut out from black paper) behind your kid's lamp shade.

43. What? You want even scarier pranks? Well, okay! Try using old clothes to put a stranger in the kid's bathroom.

44. And then there's this one — for teenagers only, he pleads — which puts a head in a jar in the fridge!

45. Okay! Back to pranks for kids of all ages, like this one where you block the spout of your kid’s shampoo bottle.

46. Replace Cheetos with carrot slices.

47. Put a few dye pellets under the cap of your faucet.

48. Superglue coins to the ground outside.

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

50. And, lastly, tell your kids you're having spaghetti and meatballs for dinner — then bust out this cake!