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Printable Babysitting Kit (Download Free Forms, Checklists, Documents, & Kids Activity Sheets)

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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.

Babysitting interview checklist (what to bring)

What To Bring To A Babysitting Interview (Checklist)

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)

Babysitting Job checklist

What To Bring On A 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 bath time checklist

Babysitting Bathtime 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.

Free Download

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

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.

Free Download

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

Babysitting Guides

These guides step you through some of the most common babysitting tasks that you will come across on the job.

How to change a diaper

Diaper Changing Guide

Download our printable guide to changing diapers and keep a copy in your babysitting binder, so you always have it with you while you're on the job.

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(how-to-change-a-diaper.pdf 251kb)

How to make baby formula

Baby Formula Guide

Download our printable guide to making, and storing, baby formula and keep a copy in your babysitting binder, so you can refer to it while you're on the job.

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(baby-formula-guide.pdf 69kb)

Babysitting Flyers checklist

Babysitting Flyers Guide

Download and print out this guide 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 Sick Kids checklist

Babysitting Sick Kids Guide

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.

Free Download

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

Babysitting Documents

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

Babysitting emergency numbers for the US

Emergency Contact Sheets

Download our printable contact list of emergency numbers and keep a copy in your babysitting binder so you have it with you whenever you're on the job.

Download the right one for your country:

(emergency-numbers-us-v2.pdf 32kb)

(emergency-numbers-canada-v2.pdf 64kb)

(emergency-numbers-uk.pdf 27kb)

(emergency-numbers-australia.pdf 32kb)

New Zealand
(emergency-numbers-new-zealand.pdf 32kb)

Learn about the other emergency numbers you need to know so you can collect them too.

Babysitting Flyer

Babysitting Flyers (Free Maker!)

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!

Babysitting Business Card Maker

Babysitting Business Card

Make your own custom babysitting business cards with our free tool.

We have four templates, multiple color backgrounds, and 45+ exciting images to choose from.

It only takes a couple of minutes to do!

Make Your Cards Now!

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)

Kids Activity Sheets

Download these free kids activity sheets to entertain children that you're babysitting. You can print as many copies as you like.

Daloodoo: DIY spelling game kit

Daloodoo: DIY spelling game kit

My daughter, Sylvie, invented this game and it's so fun to play. Simply download the PDF, print out the three pages, and cut out the cards to setup the game. Setup is a fun DIY activity in itself.

The aim of the game is to be the first person to spell 'daloodoo' or 'win' to win the game! It's perfect for 2 to 6 players and you can play in teams too. Instructions are included. Have fun!! :)

Oh, if you play the game and have any feedback please contact me and I'll pass the details on to Sylvie, she'll love to hear your thoughts!

Free Download

(daloodoo.pdf 86kb)

Kid's coloring book

Kid's Coloring Book

This book is like nothing you have ever seen before! Every coloring page is a kid's drawing so this book has been made by kids for kids. There are over 30 pages to choose from with a wide variety of subjects such as rockets, food, ninjas, animals, boats, monsters, and more. There is definitely something for every taste.

I want to thank my three kids; Sylvie, Arlo, and Summer for their beautiful drawings, they did an amazing job and they deserve all the credit for this amazing book! Happy coloring, everyone!

Download Coloring Book

(kids-colouring-book.pdf 1.1MB)

Kidsit Find-a-word activity book

Find-a-word activity book

Download the Kidsit Find-a-word activity book and bring print-outs to your babysitting jobs to help entertain the children in your care. You can print as many copies as you like for free!

Each page has a different fun theme such as, wild animals, magic, sports, space, games, and more!

Free Download

(find-a-word.pdf 540kb)

Kidsit playdough recipe book

Playdough Recipe Book

This handy printable document contains our full playdough recipe, advanced recipe ideas, storage instructions, and answers to the most commonly asked questions about playdough.

See our complete guide to playdough for even more fun!

Free Download

(playdough-recipe-book.pdf 291kb)

Playdough games sheets

Playdough Games Sheets

This document contains all of our fun playdough games in a single download along with setup instructions, gameplay rules, tips, and any tools to try. If you're playing with playdough then you need this guide!

Free Download

(playdough-games.pdf 392kb)

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 Coloring Book

(kidsit-colouring-book.pdf 48kb)

What Are The Most Useful Babysitting Documents?

We polled our babysitters to find out:

Statistics for most popular babysitting documents
According to our poll, 33% of babysitters find forms the most useful documents, followed by checklists at 23%, kids activity sheets at 22%, guides at 13%, and all other document types at 10%. See more of our babysitting statistics.

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