10 Positive April Fools Pranks You Can Still Do

Pranks that are guaranteed to put a smile on the face of foolers and foolees alike.

April Fools Day is here! Our yearly reminder not to take life (or ourselves) so seriously. We can surprise our friends, family and co-workers with something unexpected, confusing or just plain absurd. So we’ve scoured the web for the best ideas (and a few originals!) to keep the foolishness alive and well in your life, without ruining someone’s day. Here are our favorite 10 positive April Fools Day Pranks that are guaranteed to put a smile on the face of foolers and foolees alike.

1. Gift Wrap a Co-Workers Desk

Remember when Jim used to do this on The Office? Poor Dwight. Our team got a little creative…


2. Fill Every Drawer With Jellybeans

Looking for a fork? A pen? An assortment of fruit flavors?

3. Make the Coffee Machine ‘Voice Activated’

Something we may have tried in our office recently… Isn’t technology amazing?

coffee maker

4. Have a Nice ‘Toasty’ Shower

We hope the water isn’t too toasty for whoever you pull this prank on.

toasty shower

5. Put Googly Eyes on Everything in the Cupboard

Do you ever feel like you’re being watched? Grab some at a craft store!

Personified Staple Removers with Oogly Eyes6. Put a Sign on the Back of Your Car

Hi Jason! 

7. ‘Face Swap’ the Family Photos

Use a face-swapping app on your cell phone and make new versions of your family memories. Print, put them in the frame and see how long it takes someone to notice!

8. Make Breakfast Cereal Brighter

Add a few drops of food coloring to the bottom of the empty bowl, then add cereal. When you pour the milk on, it magically transforms from white into a color!

9. Mix M&Ms, Skittles and Reece’s IN THE SAME BOWL

People may call you mean, but they won’t be able to stop laughing either.

10. Change Their Cell Phone Wallpaper to a Picture of Cracked Glass

The best news is discovering it’s not actually broken.

Woman showing broken smartphone with crashed screen

Fun is contagious. Go ahead and enjoy the day.