6 Fun Halloween Pranks to Pull Off This Year

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Halloween is coming up and it’s time to start planning your tricks! Pulling off a good prank can be tricky but these 6 Halloween pranks are sure to make you laugh.

From the classics to a few new ideas, these are some fun ways to terrorize your friends and family this year.

Halloween is such a ghoulishly fun time of year. It’s time to tap into your inner child where you can be anything you want to be.

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It’s also the perfect time to give into your inner prankster.

The Classic Scare Their Pants Off

Nothing is scarier than an inanimate object suddenly moving.

Dress up to match your lawn decor, lay in one of the coffins, lay among the “undead” in front of grave markers, etc and be as still as you can.

When someone walks by, jump out and scare them.

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This one never gets old and never fails. 

Who Are You?

“Crash” a friends Halloween party in a costume that is unrecognizable.

Refuse to speak (or at least disguise your voice).

See how long it takes before they go nuts not knowing wondering who this stranger is!

Haunted House Preserved Head prank

Pickled pigs’ feet in a jar is creepy enough, but a cupboard full of preserved human heads is quite another thing.

Heads in a Jar Halloween prank

All it takes is a digital camera, a color printer, a little creativity and some empty glass jars or mason jars.

You can make shrunken heads, too, for friends with a smaller appetite.

Magic Appearing Message

Write a spooky message on the bathroom mirror (when it is dry and clean) with your finger. The oils on your skin will act as the “ink”.

When someone takes a shower the mirror will fog up and the message will magically appear. 

What is this?

Put a marker on each of your friends or neighbors lawns, including yours, like a garden gnome or plastic flamingos.

Make sure it’s something they will all KNOW isn’t theirs.

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Watch them try to figure out what the markers mean, where they come from and what the differences mean.

Perhaps choose to prank one of the houses each night – some houses get harmless tricks and some houses get treats! 


Deep sleepers are best for this one.

Turn them into your own Frankenstein creation with the help of some eyeliner.

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(Don’t use pens or markers unless you want to really get in trouble!)

Classic Halloween Pranks

Try some of the classics like a well placed realistic spider, a fake earthworm in the spaghetti (just hope they see it first!) or a chair that suddenly gives out when someone sits.

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Not to mention the hilarious pranks that can be done with food.

For example, candy apples are a classic halloween treat but it’s a rude awakening when someone bites into a candied onion instead! 

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