If your child is looking for a summer job, here are some ideas for 12 year olds. Jobs and pay are variable based on your location, the difficulty, and the time it takes to complete each job.
If your child likes to be outdoors and regularly mows your lawn, lawn mowing is a great job to explore. Be sure to determine if your child will use your mower or the homeowner's mower.
A lemonade stand is always a fun business
adventure for kids. While it won't be a regular job, holding a lemonade sale once or twice during the summer could yield some extra spending money.
Babysitting is a popular summer job
to explore when school is out. The Red Cross offers babysitters classes to prepare 11 to 15 year olds for babysitting
Dogs need to get out for exercise all year long, but in the summertime your kids will have extra time. Make sure that your child feels comfortable with the pet before they take them for a walk the first time.
Responsibilities typically include stopping by a neighbor's house to feed an animal a few times per day while the owner's are away. In addition, they can also offer to bring in the newspaper or mail and water any houseplants.