Parenting - Emotions | 0-18 yrs

Why Is Laughter The Best Medicine?

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A day for pranks and tricks, it is usually children who look forward to observing April Fool’s Day. However, even parents can pull a prank on their children. For, who doesn’t enjoy having some fun. We have put together some safe and easy gags in our ClipBook which are sure to tickle the funny bone of your entire family. After all, laughter is the best medicine.

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