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Take your babysitting services to the next level with our helpful tools, documents, tips, and useful articles written by parents, babysitters, and childcare professionals.

Kidsit Babysitting Kit

Get Your Printable Babysitting Kit

(Download Free Forms, Checklists & Documents)

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.

Jump down to the printables you're looking for:

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

Babysitting Forms

These forms make it super easy to capture important information from the families you work for.

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, plus important details about the children, is in one place.

Put it on the fridge or kitchen table so you know exactly where it is in an emergency. After the job, keep it in your babysitting binder for future jobs with the family.

Free Download
(parent-details-form-v2.pdf 36kb)

Special Needs Child Details (Form)

Special needs child details form

When babysitting children with special needs use our custom form to capture useful information from parents.

Learn more by reading our guide: How to babysit autistic children.

Free Download
(special-needs-child-details-form.pdf 49kb)

Babysitting Checklists

Never forget anything important again by following our various checklists specifically designed for babysitters.

What To Bring To A Babysitting Interview (Checklist)

Babysitting interview checklist (what to bring)

If you're attending babysitting job interviews then make sure you follow our handy checklist so you don't forget to bring anything important.

Read our article: What to bring to a babysitting interview for more details.

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(babysitting-interview-checklist.pdf 24kb)

Questions Babysitters Should Ask Parents (Checklist)

Questions babysitters should ask parents (checklist)

It's important when attending a babysitting interview to ask parents the right questions that show you are experienced and that you are interested in the job.

Download this checklist of our top 20 questions to ask parents and take it with you to your interview.

Read our article: What should babysitters ask parents for more details.

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(questions-babysitters-should-ask-parents.pdf 49kb)

What To Bring On A Babysitting Job (Checklist)

Babysitting Job checklist

Use our babysitting checklist and never forget to take essential items on your babysitting jobs.

Read the full article for even more details.

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(what-to-bring-on-a-babysitting-job-checklist.pdf 32kb)

Babysitting Flyers (Checklist)

Babysitting Flyers checklist

Download and print out this checklist to take with you when posting babysitting flyers around your neighborhood.

Create your own custom posters with our free babysitting flyer maker.

Download Checklist
(babysitting-flyers-checklist.pdf 14kb)

Babysitting Bathtime Checklist

Babysitting bath time checklist

We've created a handy bath time checklist that you can print and keep a copy in your babysitting binder. It includes:

  • A checklist of what to get ready before a bath
  • Genius tips to encourage kids to get into the bath
  • Common bath time fears to look out for

Read our articles: 21 Bathtime Tips For Babysitters and How to get Kids Into the Bath for all the details.

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(babysitting-bath-time-checklist-v3.pdf 58kb)

Babysitting Sick Kids (Checklist)

Babysitting Sick Kids checklist

Just in case a child you're babysitting becomes sick, print off this checklist so you know exactly what to do.

See our Babysitting sick kids article for full details.

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(babysitting-sick-kids-checklist.pdf 37kb)

Beach Babysitting (Checklist)

Beach Babysitting checklist

Print out our handy beach babysitting checklist to keep in your babysitting binder so you always have this information at your finger tips.

See our Babysitting at the beach article for full details.

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(babysitting-babysitting-checklist.pdf 57kb)

Babysitting Autistic Children (Checklist)

Babysitting autistic children checklist

Follow the important steps when babysitting children with autism to make sure your job funs as smoothly as possible.

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(babysitting-autistic-children-checklist.pdf 104kb)

Babysitting Documents

We have several other downloadable documents to help you with babysitting.

Kidsit Coloring Book

Kidsit coloring book

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

Drawing and colouring-in is a great activity for children of all ages.

Download Colouring Book
(kidsit-colouring-book.pdf 48kb)

Babysitting Coupons

Babysitting coupons

We have a selection of beautiful Kidsit babysitting coupons that are free to download and print out whenever you need them, they come in full color, light coloring, and black & white.

Simply fill one out when needed and give it to a family as a superb gift! Learn more about the benefits of babysitting for free.

Download Free Coupons
(babysitting-coupons.pdf 78kb)

Babysitting Flyers (Free Maker!)

Babysitting Flyer

Make your own custom babysitting flyers with our free poster creation tool.

Multiple templates and 45+ images to choose from.

It only takes 2 minutes!

Make Your Flyer Now!

More Babysitting Tips

Babysitting rates

Babysitting Pay Rates (How Much Should You Charge?)

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

Babysitting qualification

Babysitting Qualifications (Which Ones Do You Need?)

Learn the most popular babysitting qualifications, what they are, why you need them, and how they can put you ahead of the competition when applying for jobs.

Babysitter who loves kids

How to Become a Babysitter (13 Easy Steps to Get Started)

Learn if babysitting is right for you and which simple steps you need to follow to become a successful and confident babysitter.

Babysitter choosing clothes

What to Wear When Babysitting (How to be Professional and Practical)

Strike the best balance between professional and practical by following our handy clothing tips for your next babysitting job.

Sleeping child

Get Kids to Bed when Babysitting (Ssssssh… 8 Bedtime Secrets!)

Learn these 8 simple tricks to nail a successful bedtime every night! It's surprising how many of these sleeping tips are not commonly known.

Preschooler reading a book

How to Babysit Preschoolers (Child Needs, Discipline & Common Mistakes)

Learn what preschoolers need, what's important to them, effective discipline strategies, and common mistakes all babysitters should avoid.

Toddler playing doctors with his teddy

How to Babysit a Toddler (28 Tips: Care, Activities & Discipline)

Learn the important things to keep in mind when you're babysitting a toddler, as well as 28 tips to make your job a bit easier.

Babysitter resume

How to Add Babysitting to Your Resume (Sample Job Skills & Example Templates)

Impress future employers with a professional resume that highlights your babysitting experience. Follow our simple guide and get that job!

Multi-skilled babysitter

29 Skills You Can Learn From Babysitting (And Why They're So Valuable)

See all the skills that babysitting can teach you and learn why most of them are fully transferable to other occupations.

Babysitter asking a parent questions

What Should Babysitters Ask Parents? (20 Important Questions)

Give yourself the best chance in a babysitting interview by asking parents the right questions that demonstrate your experience and interest in the job.

Babysitter with responsibility list

Babysitting Responsibilities (23 Common Duties on the Job)

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

Babysitter posting a flyer on a pole

Babysitting Flyers: Free Online Maker! (3 Easy Steps to Create Customized Flyers!)

Create Your Own Beautiful Babysitting Flyers in 2 Minutes! Choose a Template. Customize Your Design. Download a Free Printable PDF!

Babysitter with good qualities

13 Qualities All Good Babysitters Share (Do You Have What It Takes?)

We look at some of the key qualities that parents look for, and you should have if you want to be a successful babysitter!

Babysitter insurance

Do Babysitters & Nannies Need Insurance? (Guide for Caregivers)

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

Babysitter reading to a child

Best Kids Books for Babysitters (Plus Follow-on Activities that Kids Love)

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

Playing hopscotch with kids

Fun things to do when babysitting 200+ Kids Games, Activities & Entertainment Ideas

205 Kids Games, Activities & Ideas to keep even the fussiest kids entertained for hours.