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Lowdown Chat: What's your April fool?

Playing a little April 1st prank was always going to be on your mind around this time of year - find out what the group came up with as inspiration for this traditional trickster day.

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One of our members needed some April Fool's inspiration, so came to the biggest hive mind we (and you ) know and asked;

April Fools on Saturday, so I was hoping to play a (not too traumatic and preferably free) trick on my eight and nine year olds.
Hit me up with your best ideas...

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Read on to find out what people from Family Lowdown had to say:

"I put whipped cream (from a can) on their toothbrushes. Mine are younger. I wanted to keep it lighthearted. My 6 yo replaced my makeup drawer with stuffies. It was funny actually and she was careful with my makeup."

"Frozen bowl of cereal with spoon in!"

"Make a photoshop image that Fortnite has been removed from all Epic Games accounts


"Fed my children everything in tiny portions, said times are hard so we have to cut back… they wasn’t impressed to say the least but

I had so much fun doing it"

"We had letters from school once saying we had to attend school on Saturdays from that day onward. We all believed it"

"Get another couples friend to come with a suitcase and tell the kid/s they are being adopted as they are too badly behaved. Get them into the car with your friends and drive off. Kids will be kicking off now. Then move so your friends can’t hand them back, now your friends are raging and it’s a double April Fools. Then 5 years later on April Fools day come back to your friends and jump out and shout ‘April Fools’!! "

"Do the Nutella trick. Go to the toilet with Nutella on your finger. Ask them to bring you toilet paper and when they pass it to you “accidentally” put a bit of the Nutella on their hand. Then apologise"

"Send them out to the shops or similar, then while they’re away hide your car(s), turn off all the lights and put an estate agent’s SOLD sign in the garden…"

"School seems the obvious shout. Get them up and ready for school."

"I turned the milk blue for my 6 and 9 year olds last year! They thought it very funny on their cereal!!!"

"I might just confetti Canon my kids , they won't expect it and then they can clear it up after hahaa"

"Buy a box of 3 Krispy Kreme doughnuts, and replace with crudities and dip. To hide this in the clear lidded boxes cover with the sheets youvuse to picknup the doughnuts. Worked a treat last year on my colleageues "

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