Help the girls assemble simple kits with the following:
crayons, washable markers, pencils, paper, safety scissors, craft materials. (include any or all of these)
First Aid kit (and the knowledge to use it)
Words to children's songs--Five Little Speckled Frogs, The Wheels on the Bus, Head Shoulders
Knees and Toes, There's a hole in the bottom of the sea, Mary Had a Little Lamb, etc.
Game ideas--hokey pokey, I'm a little teapot, duck duck goose, Ring around the Rosy, Motor Boat Motor Boat, Mr. Fox, Hide and Seek, 20 Questions, Oink, hand clapping games
Antiseptic hand cleaner
Duck's in a Row Baby sitter's List and pen to complete it. (Download it here.)
Flashlight with batteries
Old sheets or old clothes for dress up or making tents (optional)
*List ideas from Mormon Share
Discuss babysitting safety:
Give each of the girls this handout. When you have reviewed it, have them keep it in their kit. (Download it here.)
Making babysitting fun:
Here is a great list of ways to keep kids busy. Take some time to teach the girls a few games or songs. (Download the list here.)
*Thanks to Emma from Emma's Place to Be for sharing her handout with us! Check her site out for lots of ideas and handouts!