April 1

Sing a Song

April Fool
(Tune: “Jingle Bells”)

April fool, April fool,
April fool today.
You fool me and I fool you,
Then we laugh and say –
April fool, April fool!
It’s so fun to play.
You fool me and I fool you.
That’s how we play today.


April Fools with Martha Speaks

Try This

It’s April Fools' Day! Tell a story about someone who plays a trick or joke. Make something silly like mashed potatoes disguised as ice cream or make a “cake” out of meatloaf!

Read a Book

Here are two book recommendations for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries

  • How to Trick the Tooth Fairy by Erin Russell
  • Max & Ruby's Preschool Pranks by Rosemary Wells

Explore More

See the April Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!