How to make your own ice pack | Total Performance Physical Therapy

How to make your own ice pack

December 21, 2011

Most people at one point in their lives need an ice pack.  Many of us do not want to go out and buy an expensive pack when things found in the house can make just as good an ice pack as the store bought one.  Frozen bags of peas makes excellent ice packs as it conforms to the area quite well.  However, some people do not want to sit with vegetables on them so here is a quick and easy way to make your own ice pack using household items.

  1. Take 1-2 bottles of Palmolive dishwashing detergent
  2. Pour into a Ziploc bag
  3. Place entire Ziploc bag into another ziploc bag (This is just in case the initial bag leaks)
  4. Place into the freezer
  5. Once it is cold you are ready to go!

And that is your homemade ice pack!

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