The magic age for babysitting is 12. That’s when most girls say they began sitting—and it’s the youngest age at which most parents say they’ll allow someone to babysit for their children. Whether you’re getting ready to babysit in the future or have already started, this badge will help you become the best babysitter you can be.

1. Get to know how kids develop
2. Prepare for challenges
3. Focus on play
4. Find potential employers
5. Practice your babysitting skills

When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll be prepared to babysit and will have tried out my skills on the job.

Part of the sequence. Earned by Scouts.

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