Today, we're revealing everything you need to know to create a child-friendly ice-pack using marshmallows.

While we hope you won't need it, here is a brilliant ice-pack hack using colourful marshmallows. In a stressful situation, it will add a little bit of joy, it functions really well as an ice-pack AND the best part is the child can eat the marshmallows after they've served their purpose.

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Firstly, you will need:

  • 1 Zip-lock bag. 
  • Marshmallows.

How to create a child-friendly ice pack using marshmallows:

  1. Add marshmallows to a ziplock bag.

    Take any marshmallows and put roughly 10 - 12 (depending on their size - add more if you're using mini marshmallows) into a zip lock bag. Life Hack: A Soft (And Delicious!) Ice Pack For Kids

  2. Put them into the freezer.

    Pop them into your freezer and freeze them overnight, or until you need to use the ice-pack. Life Hack: A Soft (And Delicious!) Ice Pack For Kids

  3. Use when needed.

    Once the pack has been frozen overnight, you can now use it whenever necessary. Life Hack: A Soft (And Delicious!) Ice Pack For Kids

And that's it! It really is that simple. Plus, once you no longer need it, you or your little ones can eat the marshmallows as a treat or use them in fun family recipes. What's not to love?

If you give this hack a go, let us know! Tag us in your creations on Instagram - find us @familyfriendlyhq.