Seriously, April Fools’ Day is one of my favorite holidays, and I know that’s not normal.
I just think April Fools’ Day gives us a good excuse to get a little silly and throw a few laughs into your kids’–and our–day. Because all too often, between homework, activities, meetings, projects, and work, I don’t think we do enough silly things just to be silly.
I like April Fools’ Day.
I like good, clean April Fools’ pranks and jokes for kids, especially. I like unexpected, strange, and tricky.
I like April Fools’ pranks and jokes that make us do a double-take, ones that don’t hurt and are never super-scary.
And for as long as I can remember, googly eyes make me laugh hard–so I use them a lot.
Here’s the skinny. . .
- April Fools’ Pranks and Jokes for Kids: I say ‘kids’ but really, these little sillies can be used for anyone with a decent sense of humor.
And as with anything you do with–and for–your kids, of course you must use your discretion. Like if your child is totally frightened of flies, don’t play a fly joke on him. Or if your spouse’s worst nightmare is to fall into a pit of snakes, then maybe you don’t pull out the fake snake.
Take a look at a quickie, three-minute look at all things April Fools’ pranks and jokes for kids:
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Our many hilarious ideas include:
- fake bug on pillow
- tape toilet paper roll
- edible eyes in cereal
- pudding coffee
- big googly eyes in shower
- jell-o juice
- real and play food confusion
- fake chicken wings & celery
- fake bug in shoe
- googly eyes everywhere
- googly eyes on sandwich
- family in news
- googly eyes on plant
- candy sushi
- squid dogs
- fake eggs and bacon
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Emma @ P is for Preschooler
I like the googly eyes idea for my daughter! Anything too out of the ordinary, like the bug on the pillow, would probably still scare her, but nobody can be afraid of googly eyes! 🙂
thanks for reading–and sharing!–Emma! I know. . . the bug is pushing the cards a bit. . .