Sunday, July 8, 2012

Cool Off Necklaces


  • Dry sponges cut into 1/2" squares (any small shape will do)
  • Embroidery needle
  • 25" of .5mm Stretch Magic cord

Cut and thread a needle onto a 25" length of the Stretch Magic cord.
Thread 1/2" pieces of sponge onto the thread and tie the ends into a knot when it’s full.
Wet and ring the water out of the sponges then put the necklace in the freezer. Wait a little while (30 minutes or so).
Take the necklace from the freezer and put it on-cool off!


  1. Great idea! I pinned this for you. :)

  2. How cute is this! My children would love these. I can't wait to give them a try. I am new to your blog, and I am looking forward to see what you come up with next.

  3. What an excellent idea! It's so hot these days that it'll be great even for adults. I will feature and link back on my blog ( so others can come visit!

  4. Wonderful idea! Thanks for sharing.

  5. Wow! I was trying to think of something to make for my daughter who starts cheer practice tonight...outside and it's 105 in Texas!! I am going to make these for all her pulse points and keep them frozen! I love this idea! Thank you for sharing and I too will figure out how to link you to my blog. I'm really new and haven't figured it all out yet! God Bless You!!! :) Michelle

  6. I am a teacher ... This great! thank you

  7. This seems to be a great idea but I am wondering if it would be to cold against the skin. and as they thaw out do the leave a wet mess?

    1. The intent is to cool off in the hot summer so - yes it would be cold against the skin - but it starts to thaw immediately. Also, you ring it out before you freeze it so there isn't a "wet mess".

  8. Sounds like a great idea for my kids on our non-air conditioned bus!!

  9. Thanks for this summer lifesaver. I keep two plus four sponge bracelets in the freezer in zip-lock bags every summer. They're great. Wonderful idea.

  10. Thank you very much for the sharing! COOL.. necklaces