In Pixar’s Toy Story 4, Bonnie goes to kindergarten for the first time and makes a new friend… but not in the way you’d expect. Using a pair of googly eyes, some pipe cleaner, and a very special spork, Bonnie creates a friend for herself and names him Forky.
Starting today, you can bring home the heartwarming magic of Toy Story 4 on Blu-ray, Digital, and DVD with over an hour of bonus features celebrating the film’s iconic characters! The bonus features also include a really cute segment called “Toy Stories” where the Toy Story 4 cast and crew share their own personal love of toys!
Zoe and I also love toys (and we love Toy Story!) so we decided to celebrate the blu-ray release by making our own Forky while we watched Toy Story 4 at home. And since we didn’t want him to be lonely, we made him a few friends! (We named them Knifey and Spoony)
Here’s how to make a Forky of your very own.
- Plastic Spork (or another plastic utensil)
- Googly Eyes (preferably 2 different sizes to mimick Forky’s)
- Red Pipe Cleaner (or another color of your choosing)
- Popsicle Stick (broken in half)
- Clay (play-doh works to… we actually used aluminum foil on some of ours so that’s also an option)
- School Glue
- Wikki Stix in Red and Blue (or other colors)
Step 1: Glue googly eyes to the convex side of the spork. Let dry.
Step 2: Add clay to the base of the spork and stand upright. Insert 2 popsicle stick halves into the clay to create feet. (Forky has a rainbow sticker on one of his, but this part is optional)
Step 3: Wrap pipe cleaner around the center of the spork and shape the ends into hands.
Step 4: Use Wikki Stix to make a mouth and eyebrows (you can also get creative and add hair and other features if you so desire).
Step 5: Watch Toy Story 4 with your new friend!