Has someone ever pulled a prank on you or played a joke on you and just after you fell for it they said “April fools”? April Fools’ Day is celebrated on April 1st. It is the day that is widely known to be a day full of pranks among friends, family, and colleagues. It is a great day for people to laugh and be happy as long as the jokes and pranks are harmless.


Part 1: All about fools’ day

When is April Fools’ Day?

April Fools’ Day, also All Fools’ Day is the first day of April. It received this name from the constant and custom of playing jokes and pranks on this specific day, such as pranking your friends that their shoes are untied or sending them on false errands.

The history of April fools’ Day

The origin of fools’ day is not effectively-known however; the day has been observed for centuries. Some people believe that the custom of April fools’ day originated in France, officially according to the Edict of Roussillon, where Charles IX decreed that the year would not begin on Easter anymore, which was common according to Christendom, but rather January 1st.


Those who stuck on to the old ways of starting their year on Easter were known as the April Fools. Others believe that the timing of Fools’ day may be related to the vernal equinox which is around March 21.

Why do we celebrate April Fools’ Day?

Different countries have different variations about the celebration of April Fools’ Day, nonetheless, all look forward to that day to make a fool out of their friends. Some of the children have signs such as "punch me" or "kick me" on their back, and in some countries, some newspapers print out false deadlines on their news stories.

Part 2: Original ways to celebrate April Fools’ Day

1. Use of voice changer to prank

The best application to consider to use to change voices is iMyFone MagicMic. MagicMic changes one's voice into that can be used to prank friends, family, or colleagues. Additionally, it has different soundboards such as fart sounds.

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  • over 100+ Real-time voice filters which will be updated weekly.

  • There is a broad database with more than 200 available sound effects.

  • It is compatible with the Windows operating system from windows 7 to 11. and Mac PCs.

  • It allows to customize your own voice and import any audio files you like.



Special prank ideas with MagicMic

Using MagicMic you can pull many pranks on April Fools’ Day. Furthermore, its real-time feature makes the application efficient since you can carry out pranks in real-time.


Some of the pranks you can pull is using fart sound effects when hanging out with friends, family, or even colleagues and seeing how many will believe it was real, at night you can use the ghost voice changer to scare off your siblings or you can even prank you partner using either girl voice changer or boy voice changer.

All you have to do is to be wise with the pranks because MagicMic has very many voice filters and sound effects. Ensure the pranks are not harmful.

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2. Delicious biscuits and coffee prank

No one wants to eat toothpaste, but it can be a very useful prank tool. The color and consistency of the toothpaste are similar to that of the Oreo cream filling. Swap the filling with toothpaste and give it to that friend of yours who always has a pack of Oreos in their bag.


Another prank that you can definitely pull on your family members or roommates is switching sugar and salt. This will definitely annoy them when they taste their morning coffee and realize it's salty. But hey! Happy Fools Day.

3. Take the clear gel and pretend to be snort

Imagine seeing someone sneeze into their hands, then they touch you or your desk and there is some jelly-like substance on your shirt or desk. Yuck! I know. Here is how to prank your colleagues on April Fools. Take the clear gel and pretend that it is snort because it has the same texture and consistency.


Then while making stories during work breaks squeeze gel in your hands then, sneeze into your palms and continue talking then tap them. Once they realize it's not an actual snort reveal that it's April Fools’ Day.

4. Scare colleagues and family with remote control cockroaches

If you want to see people on top of tables and seats scared use remote control cockroaches. There is nothing as worse as people who have a phobia for small crawling animals to see a dozen or more cockroaches near them. Wait till everyone is settled in after lunch break and let them go. Be ready for screams here and there. Make sure they know they have been fooled.


5. Put the fart smelling and loud fart bomb on someone else’s chair

Farting is seen as such an embarrassing thing to do especially in a work environment even in school or at home. Someone farting would elicit some laughs from some people, some people will be grossed out, and others will most probably point out fingers to who it may be. Imagine seated and then hearing a very loud fart sound from your seat and it is not you.


You will definitely feel embarrassed as you try to defend yourself. Do this to your friends, family, and colleagues to see the embarrassment on their faces. Then tell them they are the fools of April Fools’ Day.


April Fools’ day is one of the most awaited days, just to laugh and make a fool of your friends. The day does not have a well-recognized origin therefore, people have different variations of beliefs of where it came from.

There are different ways to prank your friends, it can be through voice changer apps such as iMyFone MagicMic which has many voice effects such as fat sounds, ghost sounds, and many more.When carrying out these pranks it is advisable to take precautions and do harmless pranks.

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