Sterling Silver Rings
7 separate rings for bid! Sterling silver with semi-precious stones. Many of the designs were inspired by research of south east Asian art. Others were inspired by research of the Art Nouveau period. Made by New Amsterdam Parent Robin Morris. Value: $50 each.
Root Baby Boy + Two Veggies
Root baby boy is ready to play after a long Winter sleeping in the carrot patch. An 8” Waldorf doll lovingly hand sewn by New Amsterdam Craft Committee parents, Mayuka Nobuta, Carol Penna and Kaarin von Herrlich. Outfit made of cotton by New Amsterdam grandmother, Phyllis von Herrlich. Vegetables are hand sewn from wool felt.
Root Baby Girl + Two Veggies
Sweet root baby has just awoken from her sleeping place in the vegetable patch… An 8” Waldorf doll lovingly hand sewn by New Amsterdam Craft Committee parents, Mayuka Nobuta and Carol Penna. Outfit made of cotton and silk by New Amsterdam grandmother, Phyllis von Herrlich. Vegetables are made with wool felt.
Custom Sandals from Tuccia di Capri
Show off your unique style with a pair of custom-made sandals fromTuccia Di Capri. Using materials imported directly from southern Italy, the staff at Tuccia Di Capri can create beautiful, exclusive sandals with designer leather soles and straps. Not only can customers ensure a custom and proper fit, but the shoemakers at Tuccia Di Capri can also build the perfectly styled sandal for any...
Newly Hatched Felted Chick + Knitted Crown
3 sets to bid on! Choose from a orange, blue, or yellow crown to go with a small felted chick inside of a cozy wool egg. Made by the New Amsterdam Craft Committes. Each set is valued at $20.
Two 1-Legged Stools from NatureTables.com
Does your child lean back in their chair, trying to balance on the rear legs? Try giving them this safe alternative of a one-legged stool to balance on! Developed as a special request from a Waldorf teacher, this can be a fun teaching tool and beautiful addition to your home. Value: $25. Two stools available for bidding!
Custom HandKnit Cardigan Sweater for Baby
This cozy baby cardigan will be custom knit with a beautiful, soft Cashmerino wool in dove gray. There is the possibility of a few options! It can made as a pullover or cardigan, an additional striped color can be added and the cardigan can be knit with or without pockets. For newborn to 6 months old. Donated by New Amsterdam parent, Claire Szeto. Value $75
$50 Gift Certificate to Cornerstone Cafe + 5...
Enjoy some of the best breakfast in the city at Cornerstone Cafe while your child is in class! Located just down the street from our school, at 17 Avenue B. Simultaneously build up your arsenal of emergency dinner plans with a fistful of gift certificates from Solo Pizza for 5 medium pizzas (located at 27 Avenue B). Total Value: $113.
8-Week Session of "Learn From Your Baby" Classes,...
8-class package of Learn From Your Baby classes, for infant up to age 20 months, taught by parent-infant practitioner and New Amsterdam Parent Kristin Eliasberg. These are parent/baby classes in Tribeca, based on the RIE technique. mindfulparentingnyc.com. Value: $500.
3 Private T'ai Chi Classes
Private T’ai Chi classes with New Amsterdam Parent Barry Wizoreck: three classes will give a nice introduction to the form. Value: $180.
This sturdy dollhouse will stand up to many years of creative play. Dolls and furniture not included. Handcrafted by New Amsterdam Parent Andrea Fusina. Value: $150.
Handknit Custom Child's Sweater
Choose the color, style, and material for a custom hand knit sweater made by New Amsterdam teacher Suchi Swift. Photos are examples of what is possible. Value: $75.
Handyman for a Saturday
Amazing handyman Dale Nesbitt can fix anything!! Claim him for an entire Saturday to do your bidding. Value: $300.
Felted Log with Knitted Bunny and Squirrel
These forest babies love playing hide-and-seek inside of this beautiful log made of felted wool. Bunnies knitted by the New Amsterdam Craft Committee and log made by New Amsterdam Grandparent Phyllis von Herrlich. Value: $90.
Basket of Bunnies
Mama Bunny has her hands full this Spring with so many babies to watch over. For now they are snuggled in for a nap, but soon they will be ready to hop out and play! Lovingly knitted by the New Amsterdam Craft Committee. Value: $50.
Set of Four Carrot Babies
These four carrot babies have just been freshly picked from the garden and are ready to play and enjoy the sunshine. Hand knit by New Amsterdam Parents Claire Szeto and Carol Penna. Value: $80.
$50 Gift Certificate from Di Palo's Fine Foods
Di Palo’s specialties include estate bottled olive oils, balsamic vinegars, cheeses from all 20 regions of Italy, home cooked foods to take home and enjoy, homemade pastas and many other delicacies. With every purchase you’ll discover the unique story behind each product. Located at 200 Grand Street. Kindly donated by Sal Di Palo.
Custom Waldorf "Heavy Baby" Doll
Children love carrying these heavy babies around and attending to their every need. Available in pink or blue clothing with hat, this doll will be custom made for winning bidder. Can be made in one of two sizes, depending on the age of the child. (2.5 lbs for ages 1-3 and 4.5 lbs for ages 4+). Cradle not included. Made by New Amsterdam teacher and parent Clarisse. Value: $140.
Date Night for Two at Von Bar + Bianca Restaurant
Spend a night on the town with your honey by enjoying a romantic Italian meal at Bianca’s followed by drinks next door at Von Bar. (Located at 5 and 3 Bleecker St., respectively). Kindly donated by New Amsterdam Parent Kaarin von Herrlich. Value: $100.
Nutrition Consultation + Four Cookbooks
Make a plan for healthy eating with this one-hour consultation from certified Nutrition & Wellness Consultant and New Amsterdam Parent, Jennifer Medley, tailored to your needs. Can be used for an individual or for a family (maybe you’ve been wondering how to upgrade your family’s snacks or meals?) Includes: review of health history and current lifestyle/food habits;...
Wooden Doll Cradle from NatureTables.com + Knitted...
You may have noticed some of the beautiful wooden items from NatureTables.com in our New Amsterdam classrooms, including rocking boats that flip over to become a bridge, doll cradles with babies napping in them, or the nature table in the corner near the parent lounge where our children gather to explore tiny seasonal treasures. Now is your chance to bring one of these lovely items into your...
Knitting Package from Annie & Co.
Here is everything you will need to make a cowl neck scarf perfect for Spring! Includes 2 skeins of pink yarn (70% wool, 30% silk), pair of knitting needles and pattern instructions. Kindly donated by Annie & Company on the Upper East Side. Value: $50.
Take a tour with up to 12 children of our local fire station on E. 2nd Street! This is a special station, with a history of many brave firefighters who gave their lives during 9/11. (Read one story here). A unique opportunity to allow children to meet real heroes face to face and see what their job entails.
One Week of Preschool Camp at Chelsea Piers
Choose from the following options: 1. A week of Pre-School gymnastics Camp (ages 3-4) 2. A week of Pre-School Ice Skating Camp (ages 3-5) 3. A week of Junior Gymnastics Camp (ages 4-5) Your camper will enjoy a week at our world-class athletic facilities, cared for by expert and caring instructors, immersed in the most exciting sports curriculum in the city at the preeminent Chelsea Piers...
Two Chelsea Piers Gold Passports
A set of two “gold passports” which entitle the holder to six activities and discounts at Chelsea Piers, including: 1. Day Pass to our Health Club, the Sports Center at Chelsea Piers, with pool, sun deck, basketball court, jogging track, fitness classes and equipment 2. $15 prepaid ball card and club rental at the Golf Club 3. Admission and skate rental at Sky Rink 4. Five batting cage...
Two Chelsea Piers Gold Passports
A set of two “gold passports” which entitle the holder to six activities and discounts at Chelsea Piers, including: 1. Day Pass to our Health Club, the Sports Center at Chelsea Piers, with pool, sun deck, basketball court, jogging track, fitness classes and equipment 2. $15 prepaid ball card and club rental at the Golf Club 3. Admission and skate rental at Sky Rink 4. Five...
Handmade Children's Garment by kindred
A special children’s garment custom made by kindred from a reclaimed father’s shirt(s). kindred ‘custom’ starts with the belief that clothes can embody the spirit, style and enjoyment of the people who wear them. Every favorite piece is intertwined with the personal history of the wearer. Here, the favorite and enjoyed shirt of the father embraces the...
Ida Pearle Custom Name Print
Choose any of the images from Ida Pearle’s alphabet cards to be customized for a special child in your life. Simply provide the child’s name, skin tone and hair color to create a unique print that will ship within two weeks time. Each print is signed and matted at 13” x 13” and printed on archival watercolor paper and ready for framing. Kindly donated by Ida Pearle....
Ida Pearle Birthday Party Print
Cheerful and colorful archival giclee print originally made from a collage of paper, hand cut and assembled by NYC artist Ida Pearle. Measures 11x17. Perfect for a special birthday gift or for display in your child’s room. Kindly donated by Ida Pearle. Value: $149.
Ida Pearle Alphabet Cards
Ida Pearle is an artist based in NYC who creates beautiful collages cut and assembled by hand from a wide variety of paper. As the collages’ narratives are inspired by real situations, the visual forms of the collages, though playful and childlike in appearance, are informed by a thorough understanding of figure and gesture. Though appealingly dream-like, the unique animation,...
Women's Coach Handbag
Lovely grey leather women’s handbag with detachable shoulder strap. Nice and roomy inside! Value: $700. Kindly donated by New Amsterdam Parents Steven & Shoshana Sebring.
Men's Coach Bag + Accessories
Gorgeous men’s package! Includes large leather bag, toiletries bag, wallet, change purse, electronics bag, iPad case, and luggage tag. Value: $1200. Kindly donated by New Amsterdam Parents Steven & Shoshana Sebring.
Root Baby Girl + Two Root Veggies
Sweet root baby has just awoken from her sleeping place among the carrots… An 8” Waldorf doll lovingly hand sewn by New Amsterdam Craft Committee parents, Mayuka Nobuta and Carol Penna. Outfit made of cotton and silk by New Amsterdam grandmother, Phyllis von Herrlich. Carrot and parsnip are made with wool felt.
Root Baby Boy + Two Root Veggies
Root baby boy is ready to play after a long Winter sleeping in the carrot patch. An 8” Waldorf doll lovingly hand sewn by New Amsterdam Craft Committee parents, Mayuka Nobuta, Carol Penna and Kaarin von Herrlich. Outfit made of cotton by New Amsterdam grandmother, Phyllis von Herrlich. Carrot and leaves are hand sewn from wool felt.
Limited Edition Framed Print from Radish Moon
Sarah Nicholas Williams of Radish Moon has lived with her watercolor creations since she was a child who year after year refused to be anything other than a well dressed lady mouse for Halloween. Born in the wilderness of Vermont and raised in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Sarah developed a deep bond with the creatures of moonlight and mountains who ran freely through her back yard and into...
Classic Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle #1 from Radish Moon
This beautiful puzzle is handcrafted from quarter-inch maple and archival quality inks and paper. Measures 8.25” x 11.75” and includes 24 pieces. Made in the USA and for ages 4+. Kindly donated by NYC artist, Sarah Nicholas Williams of Radish Moon. Value: $60.
Classic Wooden Jigsaw Puzzle #2 from Radish Moon
Another gorgeous wooden puzzle! Handcrafted from quarter-inch maple and archival quality inks and paper. Measures 8.25” x 11.75” and includes 24 pieces. Made in the USA and for ages 4+. Kindly donated by NYC artist, Sarah Nicholas Williams of Radish Moon. Value: $60.
Harry & David Orchard Gift Basket + Two Cookbooks
A perfect gift for Mother’s Day!! If you’ve never had the pleasure of tasting one of Harry & David’s famous delectable pears, here is your chance to treat your taste buds to something amazing! This beautiful gift basket includes 6 Royal Riviera Pears, 4 Apples, roasted almonds, giant cashews, dried fruit mix, double nut granola, and Crater Lake Crunch trail mix. Serves...
Custom Needle-Felted Family
Make your child’s dollhouse seem even more like real life with this dollhouse size replication of your family in felt! Maximum 6 family members, including pets. Handmade by New Amsterdam Parent, Seana Elias. Value: $60.
Baby Memory Book
Designed using non-gender specific colors and graphics, this book will become a treasured collection of memories and anticipation as parents record the priceless events before and after their baby’s birth. Sections include: • how baby came to be • baby’s first trimester • baby’s second trimester • baby’s third trimester • baby’s family tree • a special baby shower • the...
Mother Hen + Chicks
Mother Hen has been very busy with her newly-hatched chicks! A beautiful toy for Spring, hand knitted from wool yarn by New Amsterdam Craft Committee parent, Kaarin von Herrlich.
Two-Hour Photo Session
Enjoy a private individual or family photo session with accomplished professional photographers (and New Amsterdam parents!) Annie Day and Stian Foss. Session also includes one print and a digital CD of your images. Kindly donated by Annie Day and Stian Foss. Value: $250.
Lunch for Four at Federal Reserve Bank
Is “Fed” the name of the latest downtown lunch hot spot you ask? No, we’re talking lunch at the Federal Reserve Bank’s beautiful and historic executive dining room (located at 33 Liberty Street). This lunch will be accompanied by New Amsterdam parent and Fed employee, Afshin Taber. Sorry, but no children are allowed to accompany. The lunch can serve as the perfect...
Cheese Class for Four at Murray's Cheese + Two...
For serious foodies! Spend the evening with up to 3 friends over drinks and fine food at Murray’s Cheese in Greenwich Village (located at 254 Bleecker St., between 6th & 7th Ave.) Murray’s flagship store features a rotating selection of 300 cheeses from all over the world. Kindly donated by New Amsterdam Parents Rob & Nina Kaufelt. Also included are two newly-published...
Bowl + Books Package
A wonderful gift for any foodie! Includes a beautiful wooden acacia salad bowl and matching serving spoons with signed copies of “Real Food” and “Real Food for Mother & Baby” written by Nina Planck. Read “Real Food” to discover why most conventional nutritional advice is wrong. Yes, fat is good for you! “Real Food for Mother & Baby” will...
Set of 20 Birch Building Blocks
This versatile building set is much more fun and challenging for children than regular blocks! Lots of different shapes and sizes are included for creating endless combinations and building towers, doorways, platforms, etc. to be used in your child’s creative play. Kindly donated by Etsy vendor, Natural Earth Farm & Fiber Studio. (Be sure to check out other wonderful items in their...
Hand Felted Spring Mobile
This is a beautiful and delicate mobile to either hang above your baby’s crib or elsewhere in the room. The flowers and little balls are felted and are made from 100% Merino wool. The branch is a sanded Manzanita branch. This mobile is not limited in its use for babies only but will look great in a toddler’s or kid’s room. The mobile measures approximately 22 inches long and...