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Homemade Ice Packs-freezes very cold and fast but not hard so it will conform to the hurting body part.

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No-Drip Homemade Ice Packs

A simple solution to cool those lunch boxes! No drip Homemade Ice Packs. Super cheap & easy to make!


How to make Gel Ice Packs

2 cups water 1 cup rubbing alcohol Liquid food coloring Resealable bags Mix 2-1; 2 parts water to 1 part rubbing alcohol. The rubbing alcohol does not allow the water to freeze. Add a few drops of food coloring and stir Pour liquid into a resealable bag and seal. Then place in another bag & seal

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5 Ways to Make Homemade Ice Packs

homemade ice packs--can use wine bladders or collapsible/foldable water bottles in place of ziplocs as long as they are clearly marked that they are not to be consumed

Home Made Gel Ice Packs - This is awesome! My back got sunburned so I got one of those huge ziploc bags they have for storing toys and made a huge version of this and laid on top of it.


Homemade icepacks- dish soap in ziplocks. It doesn't freeze solid but, like a gel pack, contours to the body.


Make your own flexible ice pack at home for less than $2 using common household products. Yes please...

Start any rehabilitation program for your body with rest, until the pain and swelling are reduced. Ice three times a day for 20 minutes with an ice pack you can make at home.


Homemade Ice Pack. Pour 1-1/2 cups of water and 1/2 cup rubbing alcohol in a ziplock freezer bag (quart size); seal the bag and throw it into the freezer. The alcohol will keep the water from freezing solid, leaving you with a moldable slush that conforms perfectly to knees and foreheads.