30 Totally Awesome Pranks For Kids

When I was growing up my parents used to play pranks on April Fools day all the time! While we used to get upset the moment we were tricked, later we used to have lots of laughs and now I really appreciate these memories. So while I know that it will upset my children for a minute or two, they will eventually have a big laugh out of this and will appreciate this tradition..

Prank For Kids 

pranks for kids

Broken Screen Prank 


No kid want to see this view. Learn how to fake this broken Ipad screen here. 

Inside Out Backpack Prank 

Turn your child’s backpack inside out the night before school. Take everything out of the bag, turn it inside and put all the things back. Enjoy their reaction in the morning!

Roaches Prank


Get them here and place a lot of them in one place. Snack drawer maybe? Get ready for a lot of screaming!

Chocolate Chip Cookies or Mashed Potato black bean cookies 


Get the recipe. They just delicious!

The insect in the lamp prank


OH, I am already disgusted! Find out how to make this here. 

April Fools’ Food Prank

chicken nuggets prank

Find video tutorial here. It’s not as hard to make it as I thought.

Fake Poop Joke 


It’s very easy to ”fake” the poop and kids will always fall for it. Try it! Source 

Easter Egg Prank 


Looks like the Easter Bunny decided to make an early delivery. Find instructions here. 

Phone Prank 


Answer the phone. Last year we also did this prank for kids by giving them a shoe “to answer to”. Picture source 

Drawer Prank 

Take a needle and thread and run it through every pair of underwear or socks in your child’s drawer, so that they are attached in one long string. When want to get dressed, they will grab one pair but end up with them all!

Balloon prank 

This balloon pillow prank is pretty cool. Found it here. 


Sponge cake anyone?

Bottle Shower Prank For Kids 


Get the instructions for his prank here. 

Gourmet “Apple” Prank 
onion prank kids

We did this in our family and the reactions were very different. See the video. 

Diaper Prank For Kids 

prank 2

EWwwww…. Why is this here! This was my daughter screaming after she stepped in it! See the video.

Confetti Prank 

Place piles of confetti on top of ceiling fan blades so when it turns on, surprise! Make sure you are OK with cleaning all the mess.

Rainbow Prank 


Imagine the kids giggling when they see the rainbow appears once you turn your wipers on. Source 

Balloon Explosion Prank 



Fart Prank 


Play the the Blame Game with kids: They say whoever smelt it dealt it, but with the Fart Button, you can giggle at funny noises without covering your nose! It’s perfect for playing sneaky pranks – Just press the button, unleash the backdoor breeze, and blame it on whoever’s nearby! Get the button here. 

Potato Chip Prank 


Get this toy prank and fool kids with these chips.

Duct Tape Prank 


Tease kids with a quick swap.

Mustache Prank 

Draw on your child’s face when they deep in sleep and watch them walk around in the morning until they look at the mirror. If your kids are like mine, they wont’t notice it until the evening.

Lazy Mama Prank 

Talk with your kids few days ahead on how you will prank them, how you have been planning the best pranks for April Fool’s Day. And when the day comes – don’t do anything and watch them nervously touch and do things in the house all day. It’s also fun!

Here is the video of our latest pranks for kids we did this year.

Have fun and remember, life is better when you are laughing!