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Mean vs. Nice - April Fools' Day Pranks Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 2 pages | Grades: K - 2

Prevent those mean April Fools' Day pranks in the classroom with a lesson about what pranks are mean and what pranks are nice

Prevent Mean April Fools’ Day Pranks in the Classroom

This worksheet has been designed as a cut-and-paste worksheet to help your students understand the difference between mean and nice pranks on April Fool’s Day. 

Once your students have sorted the different pranks into nice or mean pranks, this is a great opportunity for a whole class discussion. Encourage your students to share their experiences with pranks and brainstorm ideas for harmless pranks. This can help students learn to be more empathetic and considerate of others’ feelings when playing pranks.

An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy! 

April Fool’s Day in the Classroom

April Fool’s Day in the classroom can be a fun and enjoyable way for teachers to engage their students in a lighthearted and creative activity. While it’s important to teach students about the difference between mean and nice pranks, there are plenty of other fun ways to celebrate April Fool’s Day – why not do an hourly joke using our Jokes for Kids  Slide Deck

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Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.

This resource was created by Lisamarie Del Valle, a teacher in Florida and a Teach Starter Collaborator.


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