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75 Hilarious April Fools' Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

Pranks for the memories!

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8. Freeze your kid’s morning cereal.

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.

9. Here's more cereal fun — put a few drops of food coloring at the bottom of your kid’s bowl, then cover it with cereal.

11. Need more poop pranks in your life? Try making your kids poop-shaped cookies.

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The pranking possibilities are huge. For example, if you have a dog, angrily point out to your kid that the dog pooped in the house, then pick up the poop and eat it! Find the recipe for these cookies at Gina Kirk.

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16. You can also do a "dinner masquerading as dessert" prank — tell your kids you're having cake for dinner, then serve up this meatloaf and mashed potatoes "cake."

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

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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.

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

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

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

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Idea: Make some real candied apples at the same time so that — after the prank is over — you can reward your good sport with the real deal.

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

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And if your kids are little but YOU have a backup camera, you can ask them to help you watch the screen as you backup.

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70. 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.

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"I can't explain what happened, kids. Right now everything I know about the universe is upside down!"

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74. You can also stick a helium balloon in the toilet and close the lid. When your kid lifts the lid in the morning the balloon will float out and startle them.

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