Silly Blue Bath Water Prank for Kids

Let’s play a blue bath prank!

Here at Kids Activities Blog we admit that April Fools Day is one of our favorite days in the entire year.  Although, we have been known to do pranks on the other 364 days {giggle}.

I am always on the look out for fun ways to surprise my kids.

I love to hear them giggle – love it!

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This simple prank will make kids giggle!

A “surprise” prank – or something that is completely unexpected – makes them giggle every time.

Prank for Kids

Whether you are doing the prank to surprise your kids or helping one of your kids surprise someone else, it is always good to have some easy pranks that don’t take much time or energy…

…or clean up!

That is one reason why we like this prank because it is contained inside your bath tub making it easy to clean afterward.

Let’s change the color of the bath water to blue!

This always reminds me of the pond water you sometimes see at amusement parks — where it is a startling color of blue.  This is even more effective when you have blue bath water in a white tub.

Blue Bath Prank Supplies

  • Cotton Swab
  • Gel Food Dye – we used blue

How to Make Blue Water from Facet

  1. Find the water aerator, it looks like a metal screen, on the underside of the faucet.  
  2. Swab the screen with a cotton swab covered with blue gel food dye.
  3. Let it dry and if desired repeat for darker color.

The heavier you apply the dye the brighter your water will be.  

I just used a little bit as we wanted a surprise when the kids turned on the faucet – not blue skin. If you want it to be a full tub of water, wait for the first swabbing of dye to dry, come back and add a second later.

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Apply the blue gel dye as thick as you want for desired prank results!

Bath Prank Results

The kids giggled hysterically as they watched me turn on the water in the tub getting ready for their baths.   I played dumb and made them explain what they were seeing which only made if *more* hysterical to a three year old (as if that were possible).

Made my day!

Have you made your kids laugh recently?

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