Dads all over the world had a ball with the Cheerio Challenge – but now their tots are getting revenge!


It takes just one person to invent one of the strangest challenges, and a couple of thousand to get involved and make it go viral.

"I managed 9. Let's go. No cheating. #CheerioChallenge" - Life of Dad user, @joenoak

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Patrick Quinn from Life of Dad sits beaming behind the latest craze: the Cheerio challenge.

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All you need is tons of Cheerios and a sleeping child. The fun begins when you start stacking the Cheerios on your unsuspecting little one's head, nose or body – before they wake up!

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Thousands of dads got involved and shared the results of their mischief-making online -- but now the kids are getting their own back with #CheerioRevenge.
Okay, so mom probably lent a helping hand. But if she was the one who had to clean up all the Cheerios after dad had finished stacking, we don't blame her!

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Here are some of our favourites:

"My uncle." #CheerioChallenge by Life of Dad user, Jamie Hill - Norfolk, VA #CheerioRevenge LOL?

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Sources:,, cnn

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