How to Create Prank Videos to Make Your Day (and Prank Ideas)

Last Updated: 2021. 05. 12

Another April Fools' Day is right around the corner, meaning it is the time to engage with your audience playfully, whether you're a small business, a professional, or just posting for fun.

Like it or loathe it, you've got to admit: pranks are amazing, and they always give you a good laugh when they aren't happening to you.

This year, rule April Fools' like a pro with a prank video and much more crazy prank ideas.

April Fools' Video Templates:

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Part 1 How to Make a Prank Video for April Fools' Day

Whether you need some corporate April Fools' videos to gain brand awareness, April Fool promo videos to boost your sales, or some funny prank videos to enjoy with your loved ones and make them laugh on April Fools' Day, FlexClip Online Video Maker can help get your job done in minutes.

Step 1
Start making your prank video by pick one template you like or start from scratch directly with the button below.
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Step 2
Go to the Media section to add video clips from a local folder or pick some stock media from FlexClip's media library.
Add Footage

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

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Step 4
Customize your prank video with text, music, filter, and more to make your prank video far more appealing.
Make more Edits

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

Part 2 Crazy Prank Ideas for April Fools Day

What's the best April Fools' prank? Here we have gathered an extensive collection of April Fools' Day prank ideas you can try on the day. Check out and find the best one you want to try on April Fools' Day.

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Home April Fools' Pranks

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

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.

  • 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.)

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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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