At 12 years old, children may exhibit a number of common behaviors.
Some examples of behaviors that a 12 year old child may exhibit include:
- Seeking more independence and autonomy, such as wanting to make their own decisions and take on more responsibility.
- Developing stronger social skills and being more interested in forming and maintaining friendships.
- Becoming more interested in and aware of the world around them, such as current events and social issues.
- Developing stronger critical thinking and problem-solving skills, such as being able to evaluate evidence and make informed decisions.
- Showing an increased interest in and ability to learn new things, such as new subjects in school or new hobbies.
- Experiencing hormonal changes and physical changes associated with puberty.
These are just some examples of the many behaviors that a 12 year old child may exhibit.
Every child is different and may exhibit different behaviors at different times. It is important for parents and caregivers to be aware of these common behaviors and to provide support and guidance as needed.