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41 Genius April Fools’ Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

Because kids don't get a free pass on April 1.

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

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Act like the coolest parent ever and tell your kids you’ll be serving sundaes for dinner, that way when they realize their sundae is actually mashed potatoes and gravy, it can be their dinner. Learn more here.

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10. Freeze your kid's morning cereal.

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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.

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17. 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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27. Take a screencap of the desktop on your kid’s iPad or computer and leave it up full screen.

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Your kid will be stumped why nothing happens when they touch or click on the icons.

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38. Replace Cheetos with carrot slices.

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Open the bag from the bottom, swap the Cheetos for carrot slices, then glue it back together. Your kid shouldn’t mind — after all, they’re both orange, right?

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