Make your own flexible ice pack at home for less than $2 using common household products. Yes please...
Homemade Ice Packs-freezes very cold and fast but not hard so it will conform to the hurting body part.
Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. Every athlete should pin this!
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
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
Here are a few different options for having ice packs and bags on hand for first aid as well as frugal ideas for keeping your lunchbags and camping coolers nice and chilled.
I tell all my patients this at physical therapy! Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!