The Funniest April Fools Food Pranks for Kids

If you are looking for hilariously funny April fools pranks for kids then you have come to the right place! We have had so much fun putting together this list of some of the best food pranks for parents to play on their kids. Get the whole family involved with these funny April fool ideas.

The Funniest April Fools Food Pranks for Kids



Check out the list below and choose one or two of these hilarious April fools pranks to have the whole family in hysterics. Click on the links for full details of each April fools day prank.

The Funniest April Fools Pranks for Kids Using Food



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April Fools Day Prank Cereal Treat Bowls - Studio DIY
Kids will find it hilarious as their whole bowl of cereal sticks to their spoon! The best thing about this April fools day prank is that it is actually a tasty treat too.

April Fools Lollipops - The Decorated Cookie
Invite your child to help themselves to a lollipop....only really is broccoli!

April Fools Day Tacos - Fork and Beans
This taco looks so yummy, but all is not as it first seems. These delicious looking tacos are actually made from sweet ingredients. A prank the kids will love for sure!

Spaghetti and Meatballs Cupcakes - Our Best Bites
Why not prank the kids with some fun spaghetti and meatball cupcakes. They are sure to be delighted when they find out they are having cakes rather than their regular spaghetti and meatballs meal.

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TV Dinner Cupakes - Fav Family Recipes
Hey, if you are making food themed cupcakes why not make a whole TV dinner! Ask the kids if they want a TV dinner and then bring in the cupcakes, haha

KFC Fried Chicken Bucket and Sides April Fools Day Dinner - Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons
Do your kids love KFC? If they do then this food prank is perfect for them.

Kitty Litter Cake - 3 Boys and a Dog
Ok, so this one looks pretty disgusting, make a kitty litter cake to fool the kids. I can think of a few kids that would find this food prank hilarious.

April Fools Day Chocolate Easter Eggs - Perspective Portions
I LOVE the idea of wrapping grapes up in foil and pretending they are mini Easter eggs (just be sure to chop the grapes in half first if you are doing this prank on young kids.)


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April Fools Meatloaf Cupcakes - Courtney's Sweets
Cupcake anyone? Will kids love or hate this April fools prank where a cake is actually a pefectly portioned out meal of meatloaf and mash.

April Fools Day Chocolate Pickles - The Moments at Home (not in images)
Ewwwww chocolate pickles! Watch your kids face when they realise what they are eating.

April Fools Day Grilled Cheese - The Craft Patch
These April fools day grilled cheese sandwiches are actually something a little tastier.....dessert!

Mashed Potatoes Sundae - Bake at 350
This is such a fun April fools prank for parents to play on their kids. Present your child with a delicious mashed potatoe sundae!

April Fools Day Poop Cookies - Gina Kirk
This has to be one of the best April fools pranks for younger kids who find anything poop related hilarious - poop cookies!

april fools pranks for parents to play on kids


April Fools Day Dinner - Chicken Nuggets, Fries, + Dips - Fork and Beans
This April fools dinner is perfect for any fast food lovers. It looks like a full meal, but it's actually dessert.

Ice Cream Scoop Sugar Cookies - Tikkido
Kids will love these sugar cookies that look exactly like ice cream scoops. YUM!

April Fools Day Chocolate Bunny - The Decorated Cookie
Hehe, I love this, its such a fun April fools idea. Fill a chocolate bunny with broccoli instead of candy!

Slider Cheeseburgers Cookies - Mom on Time Out
How good are these cheeseburger cookies that look like real mini cheeseburgers. These would make a great food prank, (but would be anawesome food idea for a party too!)

April Fools Day Pot Pies - Large Family Table (not in images)
This chicken pot pie recipe isn't as it seems, instead of finding chicken and peas in their pie there will be bannana pudding!

Easy Pranks for Kids


Or keep it really simple and try one of these easy pranks for kids


  • Give the kids pink milk by adding a drop of food colouring to your milk.
  • Give them a glass of frozen juice instead of their regular juice.
  • Freeze cereal and milk into a bowl overnight and watch them try to dig in!
  • Add googly eyes to all the fruit in the fruit bowl.
  • Fill an empty chocolate box with broccoli and add the message April fool.


So which of these April fools pranks for kids are you going to try this year?

The funniest April Fools pranks for kids. 20 hilarious april fool ideas. You will love these april fools pranks for parents to play on kids!

I love so many of these food pranks for kids. What April fools pranks have you played on your family? We would love to hear your April fools ideas.

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