Stock Up On Ideas!
Need some inspiration for next April Fool's Day? Want some new prank ideas? Maybe you're just looking for some laugh-out-loud pictures?
Look no further! I've compiled a collection of photos people have taken of their April Fool's Day pranks and, in some cases, links to instructions on how to replicate the prank. Enjoy!
Every time I see this photo I think of one word: awesome. This makes me laugh each and every time. It's a quick and easy prank. One that's fun. It's also flexible: try it in the fridge, in a coworker's cubicle, a teacher's desk, a spouse's car, or a child's backpack!
Peel and Stick Googly Eyes
This may be caught by people with an extra-sensitive sense of smell, but it's more than likely to cause a ruckus in the breakroom! And so easy to do, too. Just top off some cream-filled doughnuts with some mayo squeezed out of a baggie with the corner cut off. Then sit back and watch!
They'll Expect Toy Snakes in a Can of Nuts, But a Can of Mints ...
Post one of these near your copier on official company stationery and watch the antics ensue!
Dude ... You Broke My Phone!
Office Full of Packing Popcorn
They great part of this prank is that it's only an illusion that the entire room is filled with packing popcorn. Luckily, Instructables gives you step-by-step instructions of how to create this effect with minimal packing popcorn, a roll of paper and lots of tape.
I don't know if this is particularly a prank, as I would find it to be quite soothing. As long as I didn't have to clean up the sand. Maybe a little rake to draw patterns in the sand would have been a nice touch ...
Office of the Silver Surfer
This was a prank played on someone while away on vacation, but would work well for April Fools as well. It would take a little effort, so you may want to recruit some help if you're planning on undertaking this prank. You can see more photos at Instructables.
Up for a Putt?
Golf fans would get a kick out of this surprise! A little turf grass, a few golf balls, and you're got yourself a little vacation at your desk. Or your coworker's desk. Either way.
Stapler in Jell-O
Excuse me, I believe you have my stapler ...
This prank could be epic. And one to laugh about for many years to come. It's not as hard as it looks, and don't worry, there are step-by-step directions on Instructables explaining how to suspend objects in gelatin.
Laugh it up this April Fool's day with this simple prank! Just a little piece of black paper, cardboard or contact paper, and you've got yourself a mark!
The little cutout cartoon on the freezer is the Far Side classic of the gifted kid pushing on the door that says "pull." A little jab at those trying to get into a fridge with the handles reversed!
Refrigerators like this (with the freezer on top) are made to be reversible. Simply switch the handle but NOT the hinges. Or vice versa. You'll have a lot of hungry coworkers ...
Granted, this prank may not be one of the cheapest, as maxi pads are far from inexpensive, but perhaps there's someone in your life for whom you'd find this quite fitting ...
Don't have a drop ceiling? Try tying your friend's work uniform or favorite outfit to a ceiling fan instead!
I've done this, although instead of leaving the sprayer in the sink to go wild once the faucet was turned on, I simply used a rubber band in a color close to silver and pointed it right at where the person turning on the sink would be standing. Fairly harmless but funny.
Except for the person who finds themselves soaked before their morning coffee. But they'll laugh about it later. Hopefully.