Kidsit Babysitting Kit

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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.

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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.

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(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.

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(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 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)

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 Rate Guide (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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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!

Sleeping child

How to 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.

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.

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 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 with responsibility list

Babysitting Responsibilities (23 Duties Parents May Expect From You)

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

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.

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Babysitting References (What Are They & How To Get Them?)

Learn what babysitting references are, why they're important, who you should use as a reference, and some essential tips to put you ahead of the competition.

What to Expect at a Babysitting Interview (By Phone, Video Chat or In-Person)

I'll walk you through the major steps of a babysitting interview process so you'll know how to prepare and what to expect.

What To Wear To A Babysitting Interview (First Impressions Count!)

65% of employers say that clothing could be a deciding factor between two otherwise equal candidates. Read our essential tips and beat the competition!

How to Start Babysitting with No Experience (7 Easy Steps)

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.

What Age Can You Start Babysitting? (Laws & Maturity Requirements)

Learn how to tell for yourself if you're old enough to start babysitting, and things you can do to make yourself more likely to get hired as a young babysitter.

Overnight Babysitting Tips (What to Bring, Prepare, and Expect)

Learn what overnight babysitting involves, what items you should bring, how to prepare, and what questions to ask parents before they leave.

NYE Babysitting Guide (How Much to Charge, What to Expect)

Learn what to expect when babysitting on New Year's Eve, how much to charge, what to bring, and recommended nighttime babysitting activities to try.

Babysitting & Leadership Skills (How Sitting Can Make You A Leader)

Learn how babysitting shows leadership, how to effectively lead children, and how to develop important leadership skills through childcare work.

Fire Safety Tips For Babysitters (Emergency Measures & Prevention)

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.

Autistic child with jigsaw puzzle

How to Babysit a Child with Autism (13 Tips, Fun Activities, Plus Checklist)

Everything you need to know about babysitting kids with autism including how to prepare, effective care strategies, safety, and fun activities to enjoy together.

Babysitting at the Pool (What to Bring, Games to Play & Water Safety Tips)

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.

The Ultimate Babysitting Binder (20 Documents & Fun Items to Include)

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

Babysitting at Night (Dinner, Baths, Bedtime Routine & Downtime Ideas)

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

Babysitting as a Business (Responsibilities & Company Setup)

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

26 Kids Water Safety Tips for Babysitters (At the Pool, Beach & Home)

Learn to recognize dangerous water hazards and the basic safety tips needed to keep kids safe around water while you're babysitting.

Child achieving their best

How Babysitters Can Nurture Children to Bring Out Their Best (8 Steps)

Learn how to build meaningful relationships with the children you babysit and set the right conditions to build success in their life.

How to Babysit when the Parents are Home (3 Steps to Success)

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

Babysitter painting a boys face

Face Painting For Babysitters (Pure Joy & Excitement for Kids!)

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!

Child leading a babysitter

Is Babysitting an Easy Job? (The truth is, it's up to you)

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

Babysitter hugging a child

How to Be a Safe Babysitter (Essential Safety Tips You Should Know)

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

Babysitter with a fed baby

How to Babysit a Baby: The Beginner’s Guide

Learn how to babysit a baby by following our simple beginners guide and you’ll know what to do in no time.

Babysitter holding a baby

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.

Babysitter hugging a boy

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.