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65 April Fools' jokes that are stupid funny

Kids and adults will get a kick out of these bad-but-good puns and corny one-liners.

Spring has sprung!

From warm sunshine to the return of outdoor activities, the arrival of April brings flowers, showers and, of course, the year's best opportunity to pull one over on friends and family.

Yep, we're talking about April Fools' Day — the one day a year that bending the truth and swapping cookie filling out for toothpaste is perfectly acceptable, if not totally encouraged.

However you plan to celebrate April 1 this year, you may find yourself in need of a few April Fools' jokes to accompany whatever pranks you're cooking up, including super-gluing the toilet paper or wrapping a rubber band around the kitchen sink spray head.

In fact, should you try pulling any of these shenanigans on unsuspecting loved ones or coworkers, a solid laugh might be exactly what's needed to smooth things over in the aftermath.

Lucky for you, we've got all kinds of spring-themed dad jokes, one-liners and corny knock-knocks to keep the giggles coming all day long.

Better yet, these short jokes aren't just for April Fools' Day — they're perfectly acceptable to use all year long in all their bad-but-good glory.

So, get ready to entertain kids, adults and pretty much anyone else who appreciates a clean, but funny joke. The best part? When you're done, they'll all be saying, "Prank you, prank you very much."

Best April Fools' jokes

April Fools' Jokes
  • Did you hear about the submarine that sank on April Fools' Day? Someone left a window open.
  • What month of the year has 28 days? All of them.
  • How do you keep a fool in suspense? I’ll tell you the answer tomorrow.
  • Why should you avoid the stairs on April Fools' Day? Because they're always up to something.
  • How many fools does it take to change a lightbulb? Four. One to hold the bulb and three to turn the chair.
April Fools Jokes
  • How do pirates celebrate April Fools' Day? They walk the prank.
  • What did one spring flower say to the other? "Girl, you really got me growing."
  • What do you call a group of bunnies hopping away from you? A receding hareline.
  • Why shouldn't you tell ducks jokes on April Fools' Day? They'll quack up.
  • Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. Spring apparently wasn't bad either.
April Fools Jokes
  • What did the mama cow say to her baby after he stayed up too late on April Fools' Day? "It's pasture bedtime."
  • Why don't eggs play April Fools' pranks? They might crack each other up.
  • What kind of shoes do frogs wear when spring comes? Open-toad.
  • Why don't chickens play pranks on April Fools' Day? They don't engage in fowl play.
  • How do you plant a kiss in April? You use two lips.

Best April Fools' jokes

April Fools Jokes
  • Why do omelets love April Fools’? They enjoy practical yolks.
  • What kind of pickles do spring flowers like? Daffo-dills.
  • What do bees use to fix their hair? Honeycombs.
  • What did the calendar say after April Fools' was declared a holiday? "Prank you, prank you very much."
  • What do you call a sunny day that follows two rainy April days? Monday.
  • What do storm clouds wear under their pants? Thunderwear.
April Fools Jokes
  • How did the skeleton know that April showers were on the way? He could feel it in his bones.
  • What does a rainbow do when it gets a papercut? Yell, "Ow!"
  • What did the tree say when spring finally arrived? What a re-leaf.
  • Did you hear about the cloud that tried catching some fog? It mist.
  • How can you tell when April is happy? It has a little spring in its step.
  • Why is everyone so tired on April 1? Because they just finished a 31-day march.
  • What did the tree say to the new spring flower? I'm rooting for you.
  • If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims.
April Fools Jokes
  • What flower grows between your nose and chin? Two-lips.
  • Can February March? No, but April May.
  • Why was the flower late to school? It decided to stay in its bed.
  • What did one flower say to the other? Let's be buds.
  • What goes up when April showers come down? An umbrella.
  • What do you call an Easter bunny with fleas? Bugs Bunny.
  • What kind of garden do bakers grow? Flour garden.
  • What do you get when you cross a dog and a tulip? A collie-flower.
  • What did one spring chicken say to the other? You're egg-cellent.
  • Which monster loves April Fool's Day? Prank-enstein.

April Fools' one-liners

  • What did April Fools' say when it received a gift? Well, prank you!
  • Why is the letter "A" like a flower? A bee comes after it.
  • What's a baby chick's favorite pasta dish? Egg-plant parmesan.
  • Did you hear about the daisy that was excited for spring? It wet its plants.
April Fools Jokes
  • I lost all my winter weight. Now I just have spring rolls.
  • When's the best time to buy a trampoline? In the spring.
  • What did one spring flower say to the other? Be-leaf in yourself.
  • Why don't flowers like to ride bicycles? They keep losing their petals.
  • What did summer say to spring? Help! I'm about to fall.
  • When shouldn't you plant spring flowers? When you haven't botany.
  • Did you hear about the successful florist? Business is positively blooming.
April Fools Jokes
  • Why do bumblebees hum? They don't know the words.
  • What has a bow but can't be tied? A rainbow.
  • How can you tell if a plant is good at math? It has square roots.
  • What do baseball teams and pancakes have in common? They both need a good batter.

Funny April Fools' knock-knock jokes

  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Anita. Anita who? Anita know when April Fools' Day is.
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Lena. Lena who? Lena bit closer and I'll tell you.
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Otto. Otto who? You otto know April Fools' is on April 1.
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Beak. Beak who? Beak careful that you don't get pranked on April Fools' Day.
April Fools Jokes
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Noah. Noah who? Noah good April Fools' joke?
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Bean. Bean who? Bean a long time since spring was here.
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Boo. Boo who? Don't cry, it's just an April Fools' joke.
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Justin. Justin who? Justin time for another April Fools' Day prank.
April Fools Jokes
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Sofa. Sofa who? Sofa these have been pretty good April Fool's jokes.
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Gwen. Gwen who? Gwen do you think you're gonna prank me, let's get it over with.
  • Knock, knock! Who's there? Lenny. Lenny who? Lenny know when you're done with these April Fools' Day jokes.