This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

“Life Hacks” are those awesome little tips and tricks designed to make life easier. You’ve probably seen a few on social media.

During the week of February 6th, we’ve been testing different hacks on WHNT News 19 This Morning at 6:30 a.m. to see if they actually work, including one that could be awfully useful for families with athletes.

Here’s the graphic we spotted on Pinterest, showing how to make ice packs on-the-fly with everyday household items.

Here’s how it all came together in the kitchen…

The ice pack actually held up pretty well; holding its squishy frozen form for a couple of hours.

While a DIY ice pack probably won’t replace a store-bought version for heavy use, we give this “Life Hack” a thumbs up for emergencies or last-minute cooling relief!