[Surfnetkids: 19 Mar 2008] April Fools’ Day Pranks

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1. Introduction
2. Sponsor’s Spot: Save on Inkjet Cartridges
3. Weekly Topic: April Fools’ Day Pranks
4. What Did We Miss? Submit Site or Link To Us
5. Related Games
6. Quote of the Week
7. Classified Ads
8. Subscription Management

#1. March 19, 2008

Barbara J. Feldman
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#3. April Fools’ Day Pranks

by Barbara J. Feldman
http://www.surfnetkids.com/april_fools_day_pranks.htm

April Fools’ Day Pranks Printable (** for premium members only)
http://www.surfnetkids.com/printables/april_fools_day_pranks.pdf

April foolery will soon be upon us. To celebrate, this week’s picks include family-friendly prank ideas, along with an historical look at famous hoaxes of yesteryear.

About.com: Top 7 Google April Fool’s Day Jokes and Pranks
http://google.about.com/od/experimentalgoogletools/tp/aprilfools.htm/
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"Google loves a good April Fool’s Day joke. Sometimes the joke is even that it isn’t a joke. Take a tour of some of Google’s best April Fool’s Day jokes." Proving that they’re not just smart, but funny too, folks at the GooglePlex churn out good pranks year after year. My favorite was last year’s Gmail Paper Project. "You click. We Stack. You get."

FamilyFun: April Fools Day Pranks
http://familyfun.go.com/arts-and-crafts/season/minisite/april-fools-pranks-main-ms/
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FamilyFun’s April Fools’ mini-site is a fun collection of silly food (meatloaf cupcakes topped with pastel-colored mashed potatoes) and pranks. The pranks all fall into the "friendly fun" category, with none of them overly outlandish. While you are clicking, be sure to visit Printable Pranks (such as a Fake Chore Chart for parents to print for kids, and a Fake Tax Letter for kids to print for parents) and How-To Videos for recipe demonstrations.

Infoplease: The Hoax Files
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/hoax1.html
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Infoplease tells fascinating true tales about dozens of famous hoaxes from sports, science, art, and yup, even the Internet. Peruse the articles, then test your Hoax IQ with their ten-question Famous Hoaxes Quiz. "In an 1878 April Fool’s Day hoax, the New York Graphic newspaper claimed that Thomas Edison had invented a machine that could do what?"

… Click to continue April Fools’ Day Pranks.

#4. What Did We Miss? Submit or Link To Us

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Click here to browse the most recent site reviews written by our readers.

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#5. Related Games

April Fools’ Day Word Scramble Puzzle
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/aprilfools-sw.htm

April Fools’ Day Word Search Puzzle
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/aprilfools-ws.htm

Printable April Fool’s Day Word Scramble
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/aprilfools-pp.htm

April Fools’ Day Coloring Pages
http://www.surfnetkids.com/coloring/holiday/april_fools_day/

April Trivia Quiz
http://www.surfnetkids.com/games/april-quiz.htm

(Learn how to make kids games just like these with my How to Add Games to Your Site step-by-step manual.)

#6.Quote of the Week

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds." ~~ Sir Francis Bacon (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) English philosopher and statesman.
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