Hoax facts for kids
The word hoax refers to a concept or idea that is not true. For example, a person makes up false accusations about being victimized by other people, or an article may make things up that cause people to believe as though they are true when they are not.
Hoaxes come in all types of forms: for example, April Fools' Day tricks that are shown in a time related to April 1st, then shown to be a hoax later.
Images for kids
The Dreadnought hoaxers in Abyssinian regalia; the bearded figure on the far left is in fact the writer Virginia Woolf.
Hoax Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.