Make a mini ice pack – top tips for first aid

There are many reasons you or your kids might need an ice pack. In fact in our house the rule for ‘owies’ is “Band-aid if there’s blood, ice packs for everything else”.

So imagine your little person falls and has a cut lip, or a tooth comes out. You might need a small ice pack or you might need one that’s safe to eat. You might even want an ice pack that does both, so here it is:

mini ice pack

Yes you’re seeing correctly! Get hold of one of these somewhere and put it in the freezer. When you need it you’ll have a small ice pack for lips, mouths, noses or other minor bumps. Plus when they accidentally bite it, it’s not chemical soup they’re suddenly eating – it’s ketchup. (No, we’re not getting into foodie debates about that!)

About Tony Howarth

Tony is a First Aid & CPR Instructor Trainer with Sea 2 Sky Safety Training Services and the company founder. Tony started with the British Red Cross in 1994. Has acted as first aid attendant for hundreds of events & treated many hundreds of people as a result. He is experienced in training a wide range of courses. He previously worked as an ambulance attendant with the British Red Cross. He is now in BC as a first aid instructor, and an instructor trainer (one who trains others to become instructors) Finally, Tony works at UBC Hospital as a pharmacist when not busy training safety
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2 Responses to Make a mini ice pack – top tips for first aid

  1. What a cute idea! I love this!

  2. Great idea, I like it & thanks for sharing this here with us. After reading this I am going to put couple of this in to my freezer.

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