My personal disclaimer: before you go around pranking anyone, make sure you know them well enough! Some kids (and adults) honestly do not handle it well, usually because their sense of humor is different than yours. It’s also important to know where to draw the line between what is funny and what is mean. Once you have that down, April Fool’s Day becomes an excuse to have some silly fun with your kids. Get started preparing tonight, and you’ll have an awesome prank ready for them tomorrow morning. Check out these ideas from Rachel Miller at the Kids Activities blog:
-Shrink Wrap.- Two year olds are mesmerized when you shrink wrap their toys. Half the fun is unwrapping them. It’s Christmas all over again!
-Give your child a small silly gift.- …only put it in a small box, wrap it. Put that in a medium box. Wrap it. Put that in a larger box, etc. They will have fun finding their gift.
Freeze their Breakfast.- Fill your child’s bowl with cereal and milk – then stick it into the fridge! The kids will be frustrated as they try to eat their breakfast (be sure to have a regular bowl of food nearby).