• lol badge

31 Awesome April Fools' Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

Just because you're an adult doesn't mean you have to act like one.

1. Serve a dessert grilled cheese.

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

3. Confuse your kid on the ride to school.

4. Freeze your kid's morning cereal.

5. Stuff toilet paper into the toe of your kid's shoes.

6. Affix a party popper to your kid's bedroom door.

7. Sew one of your kid's socks closed halfway down.

8. Put a "For Sale" sign in your front yard.

9. Make your kid think the principal called.

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

11. Block the spout of your kid's shampoo bottle.

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

13. Switch the bags inside two boxes of cereal.

14. Squeeze a few drops of dye into the bottom of your kid's bowl, then cover it with cereal.

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

16. Stick googly eyes on the food in your refrigerator.

17. Change the settings on your kid's mouse or trackpad.

In your computer's settings you can make it so that the cursor goes in the opposite direction than it normally does.

18. Take a screencap of the desk top on your kid's iPad or computer and leave it up full screen.

19. Pack a surprising lunch.

20. Serve up a glass of juice that is really Jell-o.

21. Tell your kids you've baked them a pan of brownies.

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

23. Stick a helium balloon in the toilet and close the lid.

24. Tell your kid your bought them an iPad.

25. Replace Cheetos with carrot slices.

26. When your kids are sleeping switch them into each other's bed.

27. Super glue a couple coins to the ground outside.

28. Tape an air horn to the wall next to the door.

29. Make candied apples with onions.

30. Pick up your kids from school wearing a funny wig.

31. Lastly, if you're feeling really ambitious you can try this outrageous prank.

Looking for more great ways to have fun with your kids? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Parents newsletter!