Babysits Community Resources

Babysits Community Resources

Best movies to raise kids with strong characters
Tips for Parents

Best movies to raise kids with strong characters New

We asked parents via Instagram to tell us more about the issues they come across in their parenting. Based on the most common answers, we wrote this article to give you some tips on the best kids movies that help you raise your kids with a...

Tips for a Successful Virtual Babysitting Appointment
Tips for Babysitters

Tips for a Successful Virtual Babysitting Appointment New

Babysits’ nannies, childminders and babysitters can now offer ‘virtual babysitting’ – a unique feature designed to give parents a moment of peace so they can work, have a Zoom meeting or complete household tasks.

What makes movies good or bad for your child’s development
Tips for Parents

What makes movies good or bad for your child’s development New

Here’s an expert backed look into how movies can impact a child’s development (in a negative or positive way) and how film in general can affect their perspective.

Phases of the Moon Astronomy Activity for Kids
Do It Yourself

Phases of the Moon Astronomy Activity for Kids New

This educational astronomy craft is the perfect kids indoor play activity to keep kids entertained whilst also teaching them about the phases of the moon.

Babysitting Quiz
Tips for Babysitters

Babysitting Quiz New

Would you describe yourself as an expert babysitter or a beginner? If you successfully want to find a babysitting job through Babysits, you should definitely take our second babysitting quiz to prove how good you are with children!

Playdough - A Fabulous STEM Learning Opportunity
Activities • Do It Yourself

Playdough - A Fabulous STEM Learning Opportunity New

Not only is making homemade playdough a great sensory experience, it provides an exceptional play-based learning opportunity in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths (STEM).

6 Homemade popsicles
Kids Recipes

6 Homemade popsicles New

Ice cream and frozen yoghurt are delicious go-to snacks when we’re looking to treat ourselves. However, if you want to reduce your sugar intake, we’ve got a great alternative for you.

Watermelon Pizza
Kids Recipes

Watermelon Pizza New

It is important to stay hydrated, but drinking loads of water just isn't for everyone... But don't worry, because we have a recipe that will help you stay hydrated and ensure you get all the vitamins you need.

First Aid Courses for Babysitters and Parents
Tips for Babysitters • Tips for Parents

First Aid Courses for Babysitters and Parents

If children in your care were to become ill or injured, would you know what to do? Participating in a first aid course can help you feel confident and prepared in case of emergency. To help you understand which courses are most relevant for...

What is a Working with Children Check?
Tips for Babysitters • Tips for Parents

What is a Working with Children Check?

Having a Working with Children Check will not only help you get a babysitting job, but it also gives parents peace of mind when they know that their children are in safe hands.

Layers of the Earth Geology Activity
Do It Yourself

Layers of the Earth Geology Activity

A simple and hands-on activity like this is the perfect way to help kids conceptualize the layers of the Earth. This geology activity is easy and fun, and can be done using simple items found around the house.

Books Every Aussie Kid Should Read
Tips for Babysitters • Tips for Parents

Books Every Aussie Kid Should Read

A great children’s book can leave a lasting impression on the minds of young girls and boys. To help your kids fall in love with literature, we’ve compiled a list of recommendations they’ll be sure to have a ball reading, including a mix of...