Sturdy and well-made - eco-friendly is even better!
Relatively open-ended and versatile; you want toys that can be used in a variety of ways over time.
Related to meaningful, familiar experiences for your child (i.e. everyday role play like feeding, bathing, dressing)
Encourages reciprocal social interaction (toys that are fun to play with a partner or group)
Check out the entire post here: BEST TOYS FOR SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT.
We'd love to hear what gifts you plan to buy your little ones this year.