I cut two inch squares with pinking shears from cream colored felt. Felt is widely available and affordable. Joann's sells eco-felt pieces (9" x 12") for 29 cents each. It is machine washable, fade resistant, won't fray, and it is made from recycled plastic so you can feel good about reducing your carbon footprint using this felt. You can also buy polyester felt off the bolt. Wool felt is beautiful and expensive, so save that for more grown up projects that won't be touched by grubby hands.
Sew three of the four sizes together with your machine, or by hand, and stuff with poly-fill to desired size. Sew the fourth side together and there you have a ravioli. Pretty easy, huh?
I only made eight of these, but I have a feeling I will be making more soon.
Here is my little cook playing with them.
See that cute little ravioli container on the kitchen shelf? It is perfect for storing the ravioli and it looks authentic. It is a paper label mod podged to a nesquik container! I found the idea and the free download here.
There is a ton of helpful information and patterns online for making your own felt food. If you come across any great links share them here! Here are a couple I found and bookmarked for when I get a felt food making hankering next....