Pre-teens tend to be techno-savvy, but they also enjoy playing with their friends and family. Toys for this age group are specially designed to develop their motor skills as well as intelligence. Pre-teens like to socialize, so toys that boost their social skills like board games will be ideal. Skateboarding and cycling combines socializing and physical activity thereby encouraging physical development. Young pre-teens love pretend plays and toys that let their imagination run wild. You may also need to think about choosing different toys for boys and girls. Construction kits and craft sets can help to develop motor skills, while brain teasers and puzzles can improve brain power.