Babysits Community Resources

Babysits Community Resources

A Guide to Parental Leave in Australia
Tips for Parents

A Guide to Parental Leave in Australia

If you’re expecting a new addition to your family, it’s important to know where you stand in terms of parental leave entitlements. Take a read of our guide to navigating parental leave in Australia.

Pedestrian and Road Safety for Kids
Tips for Babysitters • Tips for Parents

Pedestrian and Road Safety for Kids

Children are particularly vulnerable to the dangers of the road given their unpredictability, limited understanding of safety and tendency to get distracted by what they’re doing in the moment. Children are also still developing their un...

Babysits is carbon neutral!
News

Babysits is carbon neutral!

Here at Babysits, we are committed to our mission of empowering communities around childcare so that children can grow up happy and healthy. Action against global climate change is something we’ve identified as integral to this, and some...

Tips for teaching children to swim
Tips for Babysitters • Tips for Parents

Tips for teaching children to swim

Water activities and swimming can be great fun for kids! But you might be worried about pool safety and teaching kids how to swim in the backyard pool. Take a read of our tips to find out how you can start teaching your little ones to swim.

Babysits opens its platform in South Africa!
News

Babysits opens its platform in South Africa!

Babysits opens its platform in South Africa! Babysits expands its childcare and babysitting job platform to a 39th country.

Fun things to do with kids in Melbourne
Tips for Babysitters • Tips for Parents

Fun things to do with kids in Melbourne

Are you looking for activities to do with kids in Melbourne that won't put a dent in your pocket? We've got you covered. Check out our list of 10 FREE things to do with kids in Melbourne and get ready to schedule your weekends!

Sun Safety for Kids – Tips and Tricks
Tips for Babysitters • Tips for Parents

Sun Safety for Kids – Tips and Tricks

In Australia, it's particularly important that we teach our kids how to stay safe in the sun! Read our tips on sun safety so you can rest assured while your kids enjoy some fun in the sun this summer.

Baby shower tips, games and ideas
Tips for Parents

Baby shower tips, games and ideas

Are you, or someone you love, expecting a little bundle of joy soon? There’s really nothing more exciting (or nerve-wracking) than the wait for a newborn baby! Take a look at our tips for throwing a great baby shower for the mum-to-be an...

Art as therapy: The benefits of art for children
Tips for Parents

Art as therapy: The benefits of art for children

What comes to mind when you hear art? Art is an umbrella term for many creative outlets such as theater, music, dance, literature, and more. Although all art forms bring value to children in different ways, we will focus on visual arts....

Australian Facts, Activities and Printable Map for Kids!
Activities

Australian Facts, Activities and Printable Map for Kids!

Whip out the sunscreen, grab your esky, and slap on a pair of sunnies - we’re headed Down Under for some Australian fun!

Fun Christmas Activities for Kids
Kids Recipes • Activities • Do It Yourself

Fun Christmas Activities for Kids

Ho ho ho...it’s finally the holiday season! That means it’s time to get the family together and embrace the Christmas cheer. Although Christmas is a time for celebration, it definitely can get a little overwhelming. Whether you want to g...

Sea Creatures Craft for Kids: Shark, Frog and Fish
Do It Yourself

Sea Creatures Craft for Kids: Shark, Frog and Fish

Who would've known there were so many fantastic uses for the humble toilet paper roll? Recycle your empty toilet paper rolls to create unique crafts the kids will love! We crafted a school of colorful koi fish, a cool grey shark, and vib...

Ideas, tips and kid friendly activities

Looking for babysitting ideas, parenting tips or kid friendly activities? Check out our community resources!