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viernes, 3 de abril de 2015
APRIL FOOL DAYS FACTS
April Fools Day Facts
§The exact origin of
April Fool’s Day is unknown however the most popular theory has to do with a
change of a calendar.
§It is believed that
April Fool’s Day may started in France when
Pope Charles IX changed the calendar to go with the Roman calendar.
§In France before
1582 the new year started on April 1st. It was changed to January 1st in
§Some of the people
there did not know about the change and continued to celebrate the new year on
April 1st. Those people were considered “April Fools.”
§Other people believe
that April Fools came from the Roman Festival of Hilaria, a celebration of the
god Attis. The Festival of Hilaria was held on March 25th and was a Roman
day of laughing and telling jokes.
§Some people believe
that April Fools came from Sizdah Be-dar.
has roots in Zoroastrian (an ancient Iranian religion) belief that
laughter and joy symbolize throwing away bad thoughts.
§Sizdah Be-dar began
around 536 BC.
§Iranians play jokes on
each other on Sizdah Be-dar the 13th day of the Persian New Year which is
celebrated on April 1st or 2nd.
April Fools Day Around the World
§April Fools is
celebrated in many countries.
§In France, Italy
people celebrate April Fools by trying to stick paper fish on someone without
them noticing then yell April Fish in their language.
§In Scotland April
Fools is called Hunt-the-Gowk Day. A day of pranks and jokes.
§In Denmark April
Fools is celebrated on May 1st and is called Maj-Kat.
§In Spanish speaking
counties such as Spain and Mexico April
Fools is celebrated on December 28th the Day of Holy Innocents.
Here is a list of funny April Fools Day
jokes and pranks parents can play on their children:
1.The night before April
Fools day put googey eyes on everything in the refrigerator. The kids
will open the refrigerator in the morning and be very surprised.
everything in their room while they are at school or if your real good you can
do it while their sleeping. If you don’t want to do the entire room
toilet paper their beds or dresser.
3.The night before pour
some milk into a cereal bowl and put it in the freezer for the
night. In the morning take the bowl out of the freezer fill it with
cereal and more milk. When they put their spoon in they will notice it’s
4.Do the cereal change
up. Take two boxes of cereal and change the contents inside. When they pour the
cereal it will be different.
5.Weird Milk! Add
a couple of drops of food coloring in the milk. When the kids go to use
it, it will be green, blue pink or which ever color you use.
6.Mash Potato Mix Up-
Add some food coloring to your children’s mash potatoes. They get a kick
out of some purple or green mash potatoes.
This one requires kids help. Add quick acting dry yeast to the pancake
batter. Have the kids help make the pancakes. While they are
cooking the pancakes will rise and get bigger and rise and get bigger.
8.This one is good for
little boys. Pour some baking soda in the toilet. When your little
guy goes to use the bathroom in the morning it will fuzz up.
Safety pin 7-10 pairs of your child’s underwear. Then put them back
in their drawer. When your child goes to get dressed in the morning and
pulls one pair of underwear out the rest will follow.
10.Make a small hole in
an apple. Stick a gummy worm in it. While your kids are eating the
apple they will notice the wormy surprise.