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.

DIY Gel Ice Pack ~ (Need to try this soon) Liquid Dish Detergent + Ziploc Freezer Bag (double bag as extra insurance against leaks) ~ Squirt liquid dish detergent in a ziploc bag until the bag is to full, seal and freeze. re-freeze-able.

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

How to make Gel Ice Packs

2 cups water 1 cup rubbing alcohol Liquid food coloring Resealable bags Mix 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 re

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How To Make Your Own Shapeable Ice Pack For Pennies

Home made ice pack. 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water.Homemade ice cup rubbing alcohol and cups water. Large ziplock bag and freeze.

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.

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. Water, Rubbing Alcohol, and food coloring

Easy homemade ice pack = rubbing alcohol + any brand liquid dish soap.

DIY Ice Pack

1 cup dish soap cup rubbing alcohol Easy homemade ice pack = rubbing alcohol + any brand liquid dish soap.

DIY Ice Packs with simple ingredients you probably already have.  These stay soft, so they easily mold around a painful knee or other aches and pains.

DIY Ice Packs with simple ingredients you probably already have. They stay soft, so they easily mold around a painful knee or other aches and pains.

DIY ICE PACKS   FAST EASY FLEXIBLE AND CHEAP  NOT TO ICY COLD FOR YOUNG KIDS   - Chaotically Creative

DIY ICE PACKS

DIY ICE PACKS - Chaotically Creative -- Very small with just plastic bag and paper towel inside - flexible

Don't freeze up if you can't find an ice pack! Turn to your kitchen sponge for first aid relief.

Don't freeze up if you can't find an ice pack! Turn to your kitchen sponge for first aid relief. Source by ehow

DIY Ice Pack  Combine 9oz dish soap and 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol in quart size FREEZER bag.

DIY Ice Packs

DIY Boo-Boo Ice pack~combine 9 oz bottle dish soap, cup rubbing alcohol in quart size double zip FREEZER bag and freeze. **The bag should be no more than of the way full.

DIY Gel Ice Packs -Recommended by physical therapists for therapy and sports injuries. Easy and inexpensive to make with ingredients you have at home.

DIY Gel Ice Packs

DIY Gel Ice Packs -Recommended by physical therapists for therapy and sports injuries. Easy and inexpensive to make with ingredients you have at home. You can bring it to any sport.

Homemade ice packs - Top 68 Lifehacks and Clever Ideas that Will Make Your Life Easier

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Homemade Ice Pack: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water. Gets cold but doesn't harden. (Top 68 Lifehacks and Clever Ideas that Will Make Your Life Easier)

DIY Ice pack: The soap doesn't solidify so it molds to the shape you need. Full site of cheap DIYs!

Easy DIY Ice Packs

Good Idea: DIY - Ice Packs using Liquid Soap. Save money on buying ice packs by taking dish soap, pour it into a ziploc bag, then freeze it. The soap doesn't solidify so it molds to the shape you need, it gets colder and stays colder longer.

Quick and easy DIY Gel Ice Packs.  Just one ingredient you probably already have + a Ziploc.  Great pin if you have children!

Cheap & Easy Homemade Ice Packs

Quick and easy DIY Gel Ice Packs. Just one ingredient you probably already have (dish soap)+ a Ziploc. Great pin if you have children!

The Ice Pack to End ALL Ice Packs! - 365 Days of Baking

DIY Flexible Ice Pack - super easy and super inexpensive and DOESN'T leak! From 365 Days of Baking

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