What are some fun babysitting games for kids?


Quick Answer

Fun babysitter games, such as scavenger hunts, obstacle courses or building indoor forts, can keep children entertained for hours. The best game choices are not only fun and engaging, but also easy for the children to learn and for a babysitter to set up.

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Children can participate in scavenger hunts indoors or out. A babysitter can make a list of items for the children to find, such as a multicolored sock or a heart-shaped leaf. The babysitter can adjust the search item difficulty to meet the children's ages.

Outdoor obstacle courses are fun and easy when using existing yard items, for example, a picnic table, garden hose and a swing set. The babysitter can create a course that the children must navigate by climbing or crawling.

Indoor forts encourage children's imagination. They can build a fort by draping blankets or sheets over kitchen chairs, stools or sofa cushions.

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