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.
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
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
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.