April Fools is a time to prank and create some laughter. Its origins are a bit unknown however there were festivals in Rome, India and England where pranks were played on its attendees. So this trickster holiday has been around for centuries. If you are up to it, here are some April Fool pranks to play at home. These home related pranks will either make the people in your life laugh or freak them out.
Try these 20 April Fool Pranks
1. Borrow someone’s cell phone and change the language setting to a foreign language.
2. Change family portraits to rulers from around the world. If you do not want rulers, try cartoons.
3. Put cut out insects around the house or use fake insects like the ones you get around Halloween. You can even add these to rice containers.
4. Add a ton of balloons or beach balls to a closet so when it opens a bunch of balls roll out.
5. Hide the computers in the house and replace with cardboard replicas. This actually might be good for the family giving them a chance to reconnect.
6. Turn off the WiFi in the house … see how long this lasts.
7. Remove light bulbs from rooms so that when someone enters, the switch will not work.
8. Put a rubber band around the sprayer in your sink. This is sure to get everyone wet.
9. Put saran wrap over the toilet seat or chain it with a lock … do this all toilets accept one. Forcing the entire family to share one bathroom.
10. Remove the doors from the bathrooms.
11. Switch doorknobs and lock people in rooms from the opposite way.
12. Place saran wrap or aluminum foil over a doorway as people enter so they have trouble getting in the house.
13. No saran wrap or aluminum foil, use a piece of furniture to block the door.
14. Hard boil all the eggs in the carton and place them back in the refrigerator.
15. Place a ‘house for sale’ sign in the yard and fake an open house with your friends as your spouse if getting up in the morning and your home is a mess.
16. Set alarms on phones and alarm clocks for all hours of the day.
17. Remove the shower head and place a Lifesavers candy in it, then put the head back on.
18. Remove the shower head and place a chicken bouillon cube in it, then put the head back on.
19. Rearrange somebody’s drawers with someone else’s clothes. This will really throw them off.
20. Add the most discussing scented sprays to the house in exchange for traditional air fresheners.