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Kidsit Babysitting Kit

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Free Printable Resources for Caregivers

If you're starting out babysitting, then the following printable resources will be super-useful.

Simply download, and print them whenever you need. You don't need to fill in any forms. Everything is free!

Plus, check out our guide on how to create a babysitting binder to hold spare copies of everything.

Parent details form

Parent details (Form)

When arriving at a babysitting job, ask the parents to fill out their details in this handy form so all their contact information is in one place.

Kidsit colouring book

Kidsit colouring book

Download the Kidsit colouring book and print out copies to take to your babysitting jobs along with a small set of coloured pencils.

Other resources for babysitters

Not all our resources are printable. Check out some of these helpful articles too:

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Fire Safety Tips For Babysitters

BE SAFE! Learn how to prepare yourself for a fire emergency and how you and the kids should handle the situation if it ever happens while babysitting.

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Babysitting Rate Guide

See out how much you're actually worth as a babysitter by reviewing your skills, experience, the job requirements, and where you live.

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Babysitting at the Pool

Learn some basic water safety tips for children, as well as what to bring to the pool and what types of games kids might want to play.

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Babysitting Responsibilities

Learn the most common responsibilities that parents expect of their babysitters and how your duties may change depending on the job requirements.

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The Ultimate Babysitting Binder

With a well stocked babysitting binder, you can focus on caregiving because you know you have everything you need.

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Babysitting at Night

Learn the different tasks and responsibilities that need doing if you're babysitting at night time including the finer art of bedtime routines.

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Babysitting as a Business

Learn why babysitting can be a rewarding and profitable business, who the business is right for, and how to setup a company structure.

Babysitter insurance

Do Babysitters & Nannies Need Insurance?

Learn why a babysitter might get insurance, what insurance the parents should have, and what insurance requirements there are for a child care center.

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How to Start Babysitting with No Experience

Learn the steps needed to start babysitting with no experience. Once you have some experience under your belt, you’ll be really marketable as a babysitter.

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How to Babysit when the Parents are Home

Learn how to communicate well with the parents, set boundaries with the children, and establish who’s in charge so the job runs smoothly.

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Face Painting For Babysitters

Try face painting on your next babysitting job and discover the pure delight and wonder that children can experience. You can be the best babysitter ever!

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Is Babysitting an Easy Job?

Learn some simple tricks to make babysitting easier and more fun for both you and the kids. Sitting doesn't have to be difficult.

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How to Be a Safe Babysitter

Learn how to be a safe babysitter by following our essential safety tips and best practices while looking after children. Safety is so important!

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Best Kids Books for Babysitters

Take your babysitting to the next level by reading these iconic children's books that naturally lead to fun and engaging activities that kids love

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Is Babysitting a Real Job?

Babysitting is most definitely a real job. Sitters get paid in real money and have real work. You can also earn more while babysitting than a lot of other jobs.

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Can You Babysit Without Qualifications?

In most places, you don't need qualifications to babysit. However, parents prefer carers with a First Aid Certificate & other basic credentials. Find out what qualifications you need.