April Fool’s! Toy Insider Editor-in-Chief  Marissa DiBartolo stopped by San Diego’s News 8 to show off some hilarious toys to play April Fool’s Day pranks with. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below.


  • Make and shape your own poo!
  • Add the Poo Dough to the mold and make your own poo-shaped creations.
  • It includes two canisters of brown Poo Dough in different shades and a poo mold.
  • It looks like real poo, but smells much better!
  • Mix and swirl the two tones of brown Poo Dough and place into poo mold to make your own poo.
  • Place the Poo Dough around the house to prank family and guests.
  • The kit includes three 3-ounce cans of Poo Dough.
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $6.15
  • Available: Amazon


  • Be careful not to poop out while playing this hilarious game with messy consequences!
  • Put on a blindfold, spin the spinner, and then take that many steps across the game mat.
  • Watch out; little piles of compound, molded in the shape of poop have been strategically placed on the mat.
  • Sometimes players will have to add a poop, remove a poop, or even re-arrange the poops along the mat.
  • Who can avoid the number twos to be number one to win?
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Kohl’s, Shop.hasbro.com


  • Meet the Buttheads: Grim Ripper, Tushi, Robutt, and Brainfart.  
  • Buttheads compete cheek-to-cheek across a range of disciplines including Stank Score, Loudness and Staying Power. Who will take home the coveted Super Roll trophy?
  • Pull their fingers and find out! Pull their finger for a gross surprise, prank your friends and family, and battle your friends to a stinky duel!
  • A Ghastly Group who love to let it rip, these Cheeky Champions are out to Raise a Stink!
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $9.99 each
  • Available: Best Buy, Walmart, Gamestop, Amazon


  • Bring play to life with ZURU’s ROBO ALIVE’s Life-like Robotic Snake.
  • Kids can watch as the life-like Slithering Snake moves, silently slithering its body and flicking its tongue looking for his next meal.
  • The snake comes in both green and red.
  • The snake has an ON/OFF button on stomach, moving eyeballs, and a flicking tongue.
  • Move it around the house for a fun prank!
  • Age: 5+
  • MSRP: $14.99
  • Available: Walmart, Target


  • Uses real toilet paper.
  • Blasts up to 30 feet!
  • Easy to use: load the toilet paper; add water, lock & load. Fire!
  • Includes a single blaster.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $19.99
  • Available: Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, BuyBuy Baby, GameStop, Target, Walmart


  • In Splash Out Indoor/Outdoor Action Challenge Game,  players must answer quickly and stay dry, or they’re splashed out!
  • Pick a card and choose a question for all players to answer.
  • Pass the ball only after you give a valid and new answer.
  • The player holding the ball when the timer runs out gets splashed out!
  • The game includes 1 splash out ball with a time, 20 water-resistant splash out challenge cards, 24 standard-size water balloons, 1 hose adapter nozzle, 1 small balloon adapter cup, and 10 reusable quick-seal balloon clips.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $9.97
  • Available: Amazon, Walmart, Michaels’, Barnes & Noble


  • Disgusting Biology is the grossest, most revolting kit available that will educate your child with nasty experiments on what actually grows on their own body, what’s really in their teeth and the explanations behind our unmentionable, smelly bodily functions.
  • Disgusting Biology investigates your child’s everyday questions like “What makes you pass gas?”, “Do creatures really live on me?” and more.
  • Young scientists will learn fun facts about these body parts, by-products, and will be grossed out as they take science to a whole new level by creating a stinky intestine, slimy snot, fake blood and learn how to grow friendly molds and bacteria.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $16.99
  • Available: LearningExpress.com


  • Introducing Shock Box, an all-new electronic reaction game from Zing that challenges focus, reaction, and speed.
  • Once the light turns from red to green, players have to be the quickest to hit their controller button—or else you’ll be shocked!
  • To start, each player takes hold of a controller. Push the start button on the base to activate suspenseful Shock Box music and a red blinking light. When the red light turns green, press the button your controller as quickly as possible.
  • If they’re not the first to hit the button, players will feel a thrilling shock, zapping them out of the game!
  • If you’re quick enough to hit the button before the other players, you’re safe—for this round at least.
  • Shock Box has variable shock control with two different levels of intensity and four game modes, making each round a more shocking surprise.
  • Record your favorite moments of shock and share it on social media using #ShockBoxChallenge.
  • Ages: 14+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, zing.store