Children and bubble gum can be a dangerous combination. If any of the sticky stuff ends up on your (or the kids’) clothes, here’s what to do…

Put a few ice cubes in a resealable, plastic produce bag, and place it on top of the gum stuck to your garment. Leave the ice bag in place for 15 minutes. Or place the gummy garment in a plastic bag, and stick it in your freezer for one hour.

Gum shrinks and hardens when it gets cold, making it easy to peel away from fabric.

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