The Best Ways to Trick Your Kids This April Fools Day!

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By Phoebe Ackland, ellaslist

1 April – the perfect opportunity to wake the kids up to a hilarious prank?! Buzzfeed shared a heap of awesome tricks to make April Fool’s giggle-worthy. So here are some of our favourites:

1. Spill ‘Milk’ On Your Kids’ Favourite Stuff

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This is easily made using glue and soap! Find out here.


2. Serve Up Some “Cheese Toasties”

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Kids will be pleased to discover it’s just poundcake and icing!


3. Send Them to School With Mouldy Sandwiches

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Not really, we aren’t that mean! The bags just have green markings.


4. Freeze Your Kid’s Morning Cereal

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Just leave it in the freezer overnight, and be sure to watch their faces when they take a scoop.


5. Sew One Of Your Kids’ Socks Closed Hallfway Down

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We guarantee it will have you in stitches!


6. Make ‘Chocolate Chip Cookies’

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Make them out of mashed potatoes and black beans- you will definitely find this one more funny than your kids do.


7. Cover the TV Remote Sensor with Sticky Tape

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Make sure you’re around to watch as they struggle to get Nickelodeon on before school!


8. Morning Eggs- With A Twist

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A halved peach in yoghurt is half prank, half delicious!


9. Switch The Bags Inside The Cereal Boxes

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Kids won’t be pleased to find bran flakes instead of Coco Pops!


10. Serve A Glass of Juice

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Serve them a glass of jelly- and watch them struggle to suck down that first sip!


11. Plant “Donut Seeds”

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Get your kids to plant them before school, and replace them with real donuts when they come home for the most delicious prank ever.


12. Tell Your Kids You Bought Them An IPad

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But really, you mean eye pad. Wait for tears.


13. Make Toffee Apples

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But instead of apples, use onions- now that’ll be be tear-inducing!


14. Try This Really Outrageous One If You’re Feeling Really Mean

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Ice the whole thing, then get your little victim to cut it!