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Best Pranks to Inspire You on April Fools' Day

Last Updated: Apr. 17, 2020

Summary: This article gathers an extensive collection of April Fools' Day prank ideas for you to surprise your friends, family, and coworkers. Besides, it also shares an easier way to make a prank video to make your loved ones laugh on the April Fools' Day.

April Fools' Day is right around the corner, meaning it is the time for surprising your loved ones and with some funny pranks.

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Don't have the perfect prank ideas for the April Fools' Day yet? Never mind! We'll get you covered with this top collection of April Fools' prank ideas!

Besides, we'll also share with you an easier way to create a funny prank video to enjoy with your loved ones on April Fools' Day.

Note:April Fools' Day should full of hilarious fun. Remember making someone laugh and brightening their day is a much better way than insulting them and try to avoid fooling others with some harmful pranks that tend to destroy people's property or hurt them.

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Part 1 Brilliant April Fools Day Prank Ideas

Great April Fools' Day pranks should make everyone laugh, even the one who's the "victim" of the prank. The key to pulling off great pranks is making sure no one is harmed by it. Below are some brilliant prank ideas that will provide great April Fools' fun for you and your loved ones. Check it out.

Home April Fools' Pranks

Get in on the April Fool's Day fun by pulling off some pranks on your loved ones at home.

Googly Eyes Prank

Have you ever felt like you're being watched? Grab some googly eyes at a craft store and stick them on every single item in the fridge. What a big surprise when someone opens the door.

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Worms(Gummy) in Apple

Stuff a few gummy worms into an apple and give it to your "victim". Remember to carefully carve out the core from the bottom of the apple, so it doesn't show.

Toothbrush Surprise

Prepare a big surprise on the April Fools' Day by placing salt or sugar on the toothbrush. It is one of the best pranks to pull at the end of the day when your "victims" will think they may have escaped all of the April Fool's pranks.

Office Pranks for April Fools' Day

If you'll be at work on April Fool's Day, why not pull off some funny pranks on your workmates to break up the long workday.

Mr. Lyon Called

Missed Call must be one of the best April Fools'pranks to play in an office because it can be operated with no preparation. Just leave your workmates a note saying they missed a call from "Mr. Lyon." And remember to include a number to the local zoo.

Tape Over the Sensors

It is an excellent office prank on April Fools' Day to mess someone's computer without doing any permanent damage. Just turn to the sensors - place a piece of electrical tape over the sensor to temporarily block the signal.

Flip the Screen

It super easy for you to flip someone's computer screen! Just get access to your victim's computer when he or she at lunch or on a bathroom break and hit the Ctrl+Alt+Down Arrow. Then it will flip everything on the screen upside-down instantly. (Don't worry, it's also very easy to reverse: hit Ctrl+Alt+Up Arrow.)

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Food-Related April Fools' Pranks

The classic! Food-related April Fools' Day pranks can always make an impact. Here are some great food pranks to inspire you on April Fools' Day.

> Salt Cookies - Make some cookies and add salt instead of sugar.

> Sour Juice - Squeeze a bit of lemon juice or add a small amount of vinegar in someone's water.

> Spicy Sandwich - Add some chili sauce to a sandwich.

Note: Here, you always need to be sure your "victim" doesn't suffer from food allergies or other health conditions when you try to pull a food prank.

More Funny April Fools' Pranks

Here are more funny pranks to inspire you on April Fools' Day. Check out!

Balloon Prank - Fill someone's bedroom, dorm room, office, or car with balloons.

Fake Pest Prank - Place a phony spider, snake, or other pests in someone's bag.

→ Chair Prank - Attach an airhorn to someone's seat.

→ Lamp Prank - Cut out paper insects and stick them to the inside of a lamp.

→ Keyboard Garden - Plant a grass garden in your coworker's keyboard.

Part 2 How to Make a Prank Video for April Fools' Day

There is no doubt that April Fools' Day is a day full of hilarious fun, so here we want to show you how to make a funny prank video to enjoy with your loved ones and make them laugh on April Fools' Day.

Never mind that you have no experience of video making! Here we'll share a super simple way to create a funny prank video for April Fools' Day using an online easy-to-use yet powerful video maker - FlexClip.

Prank Video Maker - FlexClip

  • Easy to Use - No experience required! Everyone can operate it with great ease.
  • Advanced Features - Trim and merger, add text and music, record voice-over, etc.
  • Rich Resources - Photos, video clips, music track, and sound effects,etc
  • Cool Special Effects - Transition effects, animations, filters, etc.
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The following is the simple steps to create a stunning prank video with FlexClip video maker:

# 1 Start making your prank video by pick one FlexClip's video template you like or start from scratch.

Choose a Video Template or Start from Scratch

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# 2 Add video clips from a local folder or the media library to the storyboard with the "+" icon.

Add Media

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# 3 Trim your footage as you wish, and you can apply some transition effects to make your scene flow more smoothly.

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# 4 Customize your prank video with text, music, filter, and more.


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# 5 Once you finished your edit, you can preview your prank video now. If you are satisfied, just export it; if not, continue editing.

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Final Words

There's no need to wait for the April Fools' Day, and you can use these prank ideas or make a prank video with FlexClip to get a laugh any day of the year. Try them now!

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