DIY April Fools' ideas for kids
Apr 01, 2014
The joke's on them with these crafts
April Fools' Day is a time for harmless pranks played on friends and family. Get kids in on the fun with these DIY April Fools' Day ideas.
Spilled ice cream trick
Ice cream cone
Grab a small chunk of Play-Doh and knead it in your hands to soften it.
Flatten the Play-Doh out to make the shape of spilled ice cream, then slide one end inside the ice cream cone.
Top the Play-Doh with sprinkles, gently pressing them into the Play-Doh so that they stay in place.
Lay the "spilled ice cream cone" out to surprise friends and family on April Fools' Day.
Unusable soap prank
Bar of soap
Clear nail polish
Paint all sides of a bar of soap with clear nail polish.
After the first coat of nail polish has dried, apply a second coat.
Place the bar of soap in the shower. Your prank victim won't be able to figure out why the bar of soap won't lather.
Undrinkable Jell-O drink
Drinking straws (optional)
Prepare the Jell-O according to the package instructions.
Transfer the Jell-O to individual plastic cups, then place the cups in the fridge to allow them to harden.
After the Jell-O has hardened, surprise your friends with their undrinkable drinks! You can slide a drinking straw into the Jell-O to add to the effect.
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