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25 Best April Fool Pranks Ideas To Make The Best of The Day!

We absolutely love the charm of the first day of April. It’s after all, the perfect time to have some harmless fun with your best buds, fam, and partner. The idea is to trick them without crossing the line so y’all can share a good laugh and bond over it on April Fools’ Day. If you’re game, here are some of the best pranks for April Fools’ that you can try:

1. Sugar Prank

You can try this prank on anyone who loves their morning coffee or tea. All you’ve got to do is to swap the sugar with salt. Now you can sit back and enjoy their reaction once they take the first sip of their fave caffeinated beverage.

2. Bug Them With A Bug

This idea for April Fools’ prank is definitely not for the faint-hearted. Get your hands on a dummy insect from the toy store and place it on the bag/table of your office friend or best bud or even your mommy. Don’t forget to record their reaction when they freak out. 

3. Bombard Them With “Gifts”

If your partner or buddies shop online, you can have empty boxes filled with junk, wrappers, crushed paper, and what not sent to them throughout the day. This will surely bug them and might even shake their faith in online shopping.


4. Bubble Wrap

This can be a perfect way to seek some fun kinda revenge from that annoying office colleague or college friend. You can bubble wrap their car, phone, or laptop in a zillion layers of plastic and watch them get pissed with every layer they unravel. 

5. Gross Them Out

Call for help from the washroom and ask your sis/office buddy to hand over a tissue roll to you. Hand them over a tissue smeared with chocolate once they come to the rescue and watch them get super grossed out. 

6. Break Up Trick

Break Up Trick april fool ideas

This is a common one! The name itself just suggests that you need to act like you’re breaking up with him. We know this will be scary for him, but it’ll be a fun April Fools’ prank too!

7. Ring Trick

This one is simple and easy but it works well in any given situation. So if you guys have exchanged rings, then this will work wonders for you. Just wake up in the morning, and come out of the washroom and act panicky and tell him that you lost the ring. Wohoo! Just enjoy his reaction to this April Fools’ prank.


8. Tattoo Trick

This funny April Fools’ Day prank will hit his nerves. With a fake marker or fake tattoo you get in the market, draw the name or design which he simply hates and can’t stand at all. This will give him jitters as he can’t say anything against your choice but won’t be able to take what you did. Enjoy his reaction to this and let him know later when he can’t hold himself back anymore.

9. Finger/ Skin Cut

Finger/ Skin Cut april fool ideas

This is one of the safe April Fools’ pranks, although it doesn’t sound safe. As the name suggests, you need to pretend that you have cut your finger or got a deep cut on your arm. Use red liquid from the market that exactly resembles blood and watch how they fall for this April Fools’ pranks! 

10. Fake The Cake

You can create a fake cake for your parents and tell them that you have a piece of good news to share with them. In the meantime, just take a ball, stick it with strong adhesive glue on a tray and cover it with icing and cream, make sure it looks like real cake. Once done ask them to cut the cake and serve it to everyone.

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11. Fake Call

This April Fools’ prank can be twisted as per your choice. You just need to make a fake call and say something that they get excited about and believe it to be true. The call can be anything from winning the lottery to having won a car in a lucky draw.

12. The Invisible

This prank works every time! You need to pull a magic cloth and tell them to wrap the cloth around them and after you finish saying magical words they will vanish. So once you do this successfully, try acting as if you can’t see them. It’s super fun! 

13. Eating Candies

So if you have a kid who loves candies, this is the prank for them! Just empty the jar of their candies while they are asleep. When they ask you, say you were hungry and ate all their candies. Just watch their reactions and enjoy the April Fools’ prank.

14. Unwell Mom

Unwell Mom

If you are mom, you can pull off this prank very well. You just need to pretend to be sick and get pampered by your kids easily. Later surprise them by telling them that it was just a prank.


15. Pregnancy Prank

This is one of the best April Fools’ pranks! However, this could hurt someone’s emotions so make sure your family members are the kind who’ll be able to laugh about it later. 

16. House on Fire

This prank is apt to play on your family members but you need to take precautions so you don’t actually start a fire while trying to fake one! Just fake some smoke in your room with the help of incense sticks or a smoke bomb and let the fun begin! Remember, don’t overstretch it!

17. Ice Bomb

Well if your friends are party animals, this prank is perfect for them. Just add mentos in an ice cube tray such that it is not clearly visible. You can only imagine what will happen when they add these cubes to their drinks! 

18. Delight Taste Buds

In this prank, you will need to take baby onions and dip them into a caramel mixture and make them look like caramel delight. Ask your friends to serve themselves and let their taste buds decide what they have fallen into.


19. Surprise Propose

Surprise Propose april fool ideas

Send your friend a text from an unknown number and play along! 

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20. Fake Poop

If your brother or sister is a cleanliness and hygiene freak, this prank will work best for him or her. You have heard about fake poop, right? Try creating one with a paper mache or buy one online and leave it in their room. Don’t forget to set up a camera to record their reaction! 

21. Soap Trap

In this prank, you will have to just paint the soap your sibling uses with transparent nail polish. The soap would get covered by the polish and won’t dissolve with water, giving them a tough time when they bathe! 


22. Insect Infestation

Insect Infestation april fools prank ideas

Either you make fake insects or buy a pack online… Just scatter them on their bed and let the fun begin. 

23. Air Horn Prank

If your colleague is someone who hardly gets up from their seat and doesn’t mingle much, this prank is a good one. Just attach an airhorn beneath their seat and let the fun begin!

24. Mouse Attack

Just block the laser or mouse ball beneath their computer mouse and enjoy as they struggle to work! 

25. Fake Resignation

Okay, for this prank make sure you have a good bond with your manager otherwise the aftereffects won’t be favourable. So if you and your manager share a good bond outside the office, then this prank will work well on your manager. Send a resignation email via your unofficial email id, and let the fun begin. 


We’re sure that these April Fools’ prank ideas will help you make the most of the day and share a good laugh with your close ones. Enjoy!

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31 Mar 2023

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