Roots of April fools day are not known to this day, though there are some variations from where it stems. For example, it might be the April 1st in 1698 when many Londoners were tricked into coming to see "the Lions washed." It also might be as early 1381, when Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales were published, in which a depiction of Chauntecleer tricked by a fox took place on April the 1st. It doesn't really matter where this tradition comes from since it has gained worldwide popularity and gave us a chance to laugh with April fools pranks.

Best April fools pranks probably come from newscasters and newspapers. BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) once tricked the whole nation with their funny prank that spaghetti grows on trees in Switzerland. Or the hilariously good prank that Taco Bell played, assuring that they have bought the Liberty Bell, now to be known as Taco Liberty Bell. The best pranks, though, come in good spirits while causing no harm for the receiver (except being shamefully tricked, that is).

So if you are a fan of good April fools pranks, take a look at our compilation below. We don't advocate destroying people's property or hurting them (physically or mentally), but everything else is fair game! Happy pranking!

#1

Insect Lamps

Insect Lamps

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AustinNguyen
Community Member
5 years ago

I would honestly scream if I saw this

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#2

Balloon Prank Fake Out

Balloon Prank Fake Out

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DavidL.
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5 years ago

LOL, clever

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#3

Plant A Grass Garden In Your Coworker’s Keyboard

Plant A Grass Garden In Your Coworker’s Keyboard

Plant A Grass Garden In Your Coworker’s Keyboard

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SlyGoose
Community Member
5 years ago

I think that's pretty ingenious

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#4

Create An Infinite Loop Of Shopping Carts Around Their Car

Create An Infinite Loop Of Shopping Carts Around Their Car

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AustinNguyen
Community Member
5 years ago

Yah this boi ain't gettin' out

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#5

Attach An Airhorn To Their Seat

Attach An Airhorn To Their Seat

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MorganCobbJr.
Community Member
5 years ago

This is going to happen!

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#6

Mouse Prank

Mouse Prank

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LudovicSimard
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh I like that!

Ashirwada Marambage
Community Member
5 months ago

LOL

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Chrisy G
Community Member
5 months ago

haha U GOT TROLLED!!!! LOLOLOLOLOLOL

Matty
Community Member
5 months ago

I did this for every computer in my school, and people thought their computers were broken lol

Kelly Playz
Community Member
5 months ago

Me too

Matthew Marasco
Community Member
5 months ago

very smart.

Sofia Rodriguez
Community Member
5 months ago

this is at troll and i love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

Riley Seiders
Community Member
5 months ago

That looks a little interesting, what does it do?

Brooke Manning
Community Member
5 months ago

LOL Im doing this prank on my mom XD

KAYLA STRICKLAND
Community Member
5 months ago

what onions will make u cry ill be crying but a good april fool prank ill give it a thumbs up

Kayden Gibbs
Community Member
5 months ago

stupid prank guys

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XxXEmily GamesXxX
Community Member
5 months ago

I could, but the person is using the mouse already-

Evie Cooper
Community Member
5 months ago

Umm what am I missing here? I don’t get it!

Spencer Silar
Community Member
5 months ago

love it

Josh Tall
Community Member
5 months ago

I got an entire office with that! until the IT guy showed up and flipped it over!

Colin Cerchiaro
Community Member
5 months ago

nice troll face

Heidi Jacobs
Community Member
5 months ago

HaHa

Sandy Clarke
Community Member
5 months ago

Stupid

Sandy Clarke
Community Member
5 months ago

Never catches on

sydney horton
Community Member
5 months ago

I can't draw that

Stan Babkowski
Community Member
5 months ago

please dont

Johan Kritzinger
Community Member
5 months ago

Im going to do that because my dad always works in the study

Merp Amerp
Community Member
5 months ago

this is why i use a trackball mouse

ANNABEL BAKER
Community Member
5 months ago

Lamo

Sabrina Belrose
Community Member
5 months ago

Beautiful

Rocky Lozano
Community Member
5 months ago

THAT IS SO PERFECT!

Rocky Lozano
Community Member
5 months ago

THAT IS PERFECT!

RachelElizabeth
Community Member
5 months ago

yeah i did this to my dad and got grounded

Jemima Nation
Community Member
5 months ago

how do you do that

Coco Malabu
Community Member
1 year ago

that would be really funny

Gabriele A. Foley
Community Member
3 years ago

Awful!

Green Ball
Community Member
1 year ago

what? you dont get it? bassicly the mouse will stop working unless you remove the paper. this one is halarious.

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EileenEpstein
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't get this one.....

Green Ball
Community Member
1 year ago

the mouse will stop working if you block the fluorescent light, try it yourself

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neeshu agarwal
Community Member
1 month ago

That is a classic prank 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂😆😆

neeshu agarwal
Community Member
1 month ago

That is a classic prank. 🤣🤣

Eva the Ravenclaw Bookworm📚💖
Community Member
1 month ago

Keefe's kinda deal!

Hailey Scheirer
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

What does it do

Hailey Scheirer
Community Member
5 months ago

What does it do

Isabella Ragan
Community Member
6 months ago

we own laptops not desktops

Lily Entwistle
Community Member
1 year ago

yas just yas

Lily Entwistle
Community Member
1 year ago

yas just yas

Alexa Cassels
Community Member
1 year ago

GET TROLLED. XD. Write my words along with the troll face pic.

Tiana Hampleton
Community Member
1 year ago

this website copys I saw a website that was on the internet before this page and I saw this prank on it not only am I reporting this website im deleting it from my whole computer

Kaylee Adams
Community Member
1 year ago

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Kendy M
Community Member
1 year ago

im gonna do it to my teacher

Alexa Cassels
Community Member
1 year ago

I think if there was a message with it, I think it would say GET TROLLED.

Eric Schlossberg
Community Member
2 years ago

I did that to my friend and he freaked

Araya Redd
Community Member
2 years ago

Awesome sauce 😎

Max mel
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm doing this

Oskaras Lankininkas
Community Member
2 years ago

I am doing this for sure

RACHEL HUTCHINS
Community Member
2 years ago

But the problem is that some mouses have the on/off switch on the bottom

Pamela Leung
Community Member
2 years ago

I am going to do that to my dad 'cause I am eight years old and I like that one! Jellyfish-...24ec1d.jpg Jellyfish-5ab2f7124ec1d.jpg

AsherEagleton
Community Member
4 years ago

Epic Troll

RaimondaPilkaite
Community Member
4 years ago

ive tried that! a nice innocent joke, with a good laugh and nobody gets hurt!

RaimondaPilkaite
Community Member
4 years ago

ive tried it its a great one! and doesnt do much damage to anybody, just an innocent laugh!

SusannaVesna
Community Member
5 years ago

Hahaha!

JulM
Community Member
5 years ago

I Am Totally Doing This

MorganAu
Community Member
5 years ago

An oldie but a goodie

zarasarahsara
Community Member
5 years ago

harmless and nice! small joke!

VickiBrookes
Community Member
5 years ago

Needs some eyes

DragonLlyonaFang(方雨龍)
Community Member
5 years ago

i did this at my school last year to all the computers in one room and i ended up having a letter sent home cuz the teachers suck lmao

DeLana Post
Community Member
1 year ago

waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Alex
Community Member
1 year ago

Did that.

SUMAYO ADAN
Community Member
1 year ago

I did that to a sixth grader and he chased me till i fell

Tim Gerschner
Community Member
3 years ago

Love It

Nathan Twaragowski
Community Member
3 years ago

Not going to let the mouse work until it is removed.

Alexander Gallo
Community Member
3 years ago

Much Trol

21jhansen
Community Member
4 years ago

I really like that

cmatlock
Community Member
4 years ago

weird

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#7

Delight Their Taste Buds With Caramel Onions

Delight Their Taste Buds With Caramel Onions

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Inzane_sniper
Community Member
5 years ago

This is EVIL xD

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#8

Become A Seat And Watch People’s Reactions

Become A Seat And Watch People’s Reactions

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T.C.McLeod
Community Member
5 years ago

now that looks fun

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#9

Hang Kim Jong Un On The Staff Picture Wall

Hang Kim Jong Un On The Staff Picture Wall

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JessicaYocom
Community Member
5 years ago

Lmao! That's a good one.

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#10

Make Mentos Ice Bombs For Your Friends That Love Soda

Make Mentos Ice Bombs For Your Friends That Love Soda

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KristineNelson
Community Member
5 years ago

I bet you're a hoot at parties. #funpolice

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#11

Replace Air Freshener With Shrimp Scent

Replace Air Freshener With Shrimp Scent

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JessicaYocom
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh that's terrible

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#12

Prank At Walmart

Prank At Walmart

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AustinNguyen
Community Member
5 years ago

Snake in a cabbage

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#13

Leave A Surprise For Whoever Redoes The Carpet

Leave A Surprise For Whoever Redoes The Carpet

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CathrynBlackwell
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5 years ago

Redoes?

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#14

The Cage Copier

The Cage Copier

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KristineNelson
Community Member
5 years ago

When someone tries to copy something, Nicolas Cage's face would appear on their copy.

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#15

Paint Soap With Clear Nail Polish And Leave It In The Shower

Paint Soap With Clear Nail Polish And Leave It In The Shower

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KristineNelson
Community Member
5 years ago

The soap wouldn't lather...

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#16

Install An Airhorn As A Door Wall Protector

Install An Airhorn As A Door Wall Protector

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AustinNguyen
Community Member
5 years ago

Good idea... the pressure from the horn will blast the door back... :P lol I'm not that stupid

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#17

Bathroom Is Occupied

Bathroom Is Occupied

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L.E.X
Community Member
5 years ago

He must have wuitw the sump to take!

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#18

Cups Full Of Water

Cups Full Of Water

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ElizabethBerrien
Community Member
5 years ago

More work for whoever has to fill the cups and place them, than for whoever ends up dumping them out. Wasteful, too.

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#19

Offer Them Some Water In An Original Way

Offer Them Some Water In An Original Way

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MayaAb
Community Member
5 years ago

How?

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#20

Mentos Prank

Mentos Prank

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Alexander Gallo
Community Member
3 years ago

#SuperRocket

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#21

Chicken Soup Shower

Chicken Soup Shower

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Pemberton
Community Member
5 years ago

I'll do this to my flatmate!

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#22

Plant Your Own Lawn In The Office

Plant Your Own Lawn In The Office

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BrandinHunter
Community Member
5 years ago

I would actually keep this at my desk

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#23

Chewbacca Roar Contest

Chewbacca Roar Contest

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JessicaYocom
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh that's good. I'd laugh so hard if someone did this to me.

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#24

Turn Their Cubicle Into A Bathroom

Turn Their Cubicle Into A Bathroom

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DavidL.
Community Member
5 years ago

bwahaha brilliant!

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#25

Make Dinner For Your Friends

Make Dinner For Your Friends

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CynthiaPrice
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5 years ago

I can't tell what the object is.

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#26

Leave This In Your Roommate's Bathroom On April Fools' Day With The Door Shut

Leave This In Your Roommate's Bathroom On April Fools' Day With The Door Shut

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LaraTurner
Community Member
4 years ago

I would be so scared if that happens to me

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#27

Give Them An Office Technology Upgrade

Give Them An Office Technology Upgrade

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551de069e91f0
Community Member
5 years ago

That is SO hilarious!

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#28

Fake Poop

Fake Poop

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GloomySunFlower
Community Member
5 years ago

=)))))))))) this prank's never old

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#29

Mix Skittles, M&m's And Reese's Pieces

Mix Skittles, M&m's And Reese's Pieces

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EmaSklepic
Community Member
5 years ago

i don't understand whats bad about this O.o

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#30

Infest Their Office With (fake) Rats

Infest Their Office With (fake) Rats

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WouterdeRoos
Community Member
5 years ago

This is just expensive!

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