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Do 12 yr old children really need cell phones and if so why?

  1. Charlu profile image82
    Charluposted 5 years ago

    Do 12 yr old children really need cell phones and if so why?

  2. writerjj profile image83
    writerjjposted 5 years ago

    Yes, for communication purposes. Cellphone nowadays are more of a necessity. Besides, it doesn't need to be expensive, just a simple one with basic call and text functions will suffice smile

  3. teaches12345 profile image95
    teaches12345posted 5 years ago

    Twelve year olds should be a responsible enough to have a phone that has limited service.  Calling mom or dad, emergency calls, etc. is necessary and perhaps a few close friends.  Just need a basic service on the phone.

  4. vinner profile image76
    vinnerposted 5 years ago

    In my opinion, it will be good if you do not give them cell phone at this age. But if they are usually going out, there is nothing wrong in giving them a basic model

  5. bhargvi sharma profile image50
    bhargvi sharmaposted 5 years ago

    Ye Sure, As now a days communication is must.
    Give them just a simple one; it will enhance their communication & speaking skills. moreover make them a interactive individual & also help them in case of any emergency......

  6. Dubuquedogtrainer profile image58
    Dubuquedogtrainerposted 5 years ago

    Well, hmmm......I grew up in the 60's when we only had ground lines and pay phones. However, cell phones do offer the advantage of safety. If I were a parent these days I think I would want my 12 year-old to have a phone just for safety - the world is not the world we grew up in....