April Fools Balloon Explosion



A quick and easy DIY that will make you explode with laughter. Watch your family’s reactions as they come home to a loud, unexpected surprise. The materials are easy to acquire and directions are easy to follow.


  • Balloons
  • Tape
  • Thumb tacks



  1. Blow up the balloons as much as possible. The fuller they are, the quicker and easier it is for them to pop.
  2. Tape the balloons onto the door.
  3. Poke the thumb tacks through the tape and tape them on the wall where the back of the door hits. Make sure the thumb tacks align with the balloons.
  4. All there is left to do is wait and watch your family’s reactions.