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  • Cindy Miller

    Homemade ice packs from dollar store sponges soaked in water and put in ziplock bag. Sponge absorbs water when thawed ----- I wonder how a sponge would work for a homemade gel icepack for injuries. The gel in my store bought gel ice pack squished flat unevenly when I used it for a recent knock on the head. ----- A small gel ice pack: 1cup dish soap and 1/3 cup rubbing alcohol frozen in a zip lock freezer bag. The more alcohol, the softer the frozen gel pack.

  • Laci Jones

    Such a good idea for school lunch boxes!! Make your own lunchbox icepacks from dollar store sponges soaked in water and put in ziplock bag. When they thaw, the sponge absorbs the water.

  • Diana PHILBRICK

    Use Frozen Sponges for Cheap Lunchbox Ice Packs. great ideas. 34 Creative Kitchen Hacks That Every Cook Should Know

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