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April Fool's Day: 20 Pranks NOT to Play on Your Kids

By Sunny Chanel |

There are certain things that make a good April Fool’s Day prank. To create a successful, never-to-be forgotten joke there should be a feeling of peril, fear and/or shock.  Shorting the sheets or putting a fake bug on the table won’t cut it. Those are for April Fool’s Day wimps. A good April Fool’s joke ups the ante.

But there is a line that should not be crossed, especially when it comes to playing tricks on your sweet and innocent young children. You wouldn’t want to emotionally scar them for life with a mean or cruel joke…or would you?

Check out our list of 20 pranks NOT to play on your kids here:nggallery id=’124042′

20 Pranks NOT to Play on Your Kids on April's Fool's Day

Tell Them They Were Adopted.

This one will only work if they actually weren’t adopted. Add some extra drama by telling them that their birth parents actually want them back and that they’re coming for them in an hour.
Photo Source - I Stock Photo

And for some real April Fool’s Day pranks to play on the family – check out our own Mike Adamick’s suggestions right here!


Above image: i Stock


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Since 2007 Sunny Chanel has written thousands of pieces for Babble. She currently writes for Babble's celebrity, moms, and Disney voices sections and has her own blog aptly named Sunny Chanel. You can find Sunny on Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and StumbleUpon. Read bio and latest posts → Read Sunny's latest posts →

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0 thoughts on “April Fool's Day: 20 Pranks NOT to Play on Your Kids

  1. Linda T.O.O. says:

    Not funny. Don’t quit your day job.

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