Speech and Language Holiday Gift Ideas For Ages 0-2



Bristle Blocks by B. Toys screen-shot-2016-11-15-at-2-23-18-pm



There are endless possibilities when it comes to the creations children can make with these connective blocks! These soft plastic blocks are safe for all ages and can encourage descriptive language development, as well as relational and action word usage, such as on, top, bottom, pull, etc.

Critter Clinic by B.Toysscreen-shot-2016-11-15-at-2-23-29-pm



This toy veterinarian kit is perfect for any animal-loving little one. Color-coded kennels and keys help facilitate matching skills and coordination and the plush “patients” and toy instruments are ideal for sparking imagination and dialogue.

Zany Zoo by B.Toysscreen-shot-2016-11-15-at-2-23-41-pm



This activity center provides hours of entertainment, with doors that open to display illustrated animals, colorful winding “loopty-loos” and spinners. Colorful tiles also match animals with each letter of the alphabet to help support phonological awareness and emerging literacy.

Magnet Puzzle by Melissa & Dougscreen-shot-2016-11-15-at-2-23-47-pm



This “go fishing” activity targets hand-eye coordination development, and it’s lively deep-sea characters encourage descriptive language
and learning.

“That’s not my…” Book Series by Usborne Books



With books such as “That’s Not My Puppy” and “That’s Not My Train,” this board book series offers visually and stimulating pages with tactile elements such as furry patches. These stories encourage sensory stimulation and language development with its descriptive language and hands-on structure.

Whittle World School Bus Set by Melissa & Dougscreen-shot-2016-11-15-at-2-24-05-pm



This durably-crafted school bus and character set is a great way to simulate real-life scenarios and encourage language development. Set the characters up around the room and “drive” the bus around and pick up the passengers!

Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head by Playskoolscreen-shot-2016-11-15-at-2-24-12-pm



This classic, face-changing toy is great for little ones who are learning their body parts, and can encourage language through never-ending  silly combinations!

My Peak A Boo Book by Manhattan Toyscreen-shot-2016-11-15-at-2-24-17-pm



This plush, textured book is perfect for babies who like to see, touch and grab. This colorful book will help develop early literacy skills and future eager readers!