Whale of a Sale accepts quality, current, clean, brand-name items in excellent condition. Please examine your items in good lighting.
- High demand Items: Bikes, tricycles, scooters, kitchens, dollhouses, ride-on toys
- Games, puzzles, and crafts
- Stuffed animals: ONLY those that do something (move, music, talk with working batteries)
SPORTS EQUIPMENT, ACCESSORIES & OUTDOOR PLAY
- Biking: Bikes (kid and adult), bike racks, helmets, cycling accessories, child seats and trailers
- Outdoor fun: skateboards, rollerblades, roller skates, scooters, tricycles, kayaks, life jackets, pool rafts and floats, water tables, slides, houses, ride-on cars, pool toys
- Equipment: Cleats, balls, helmets, bats, tennis rackets, lacrosse and hockey sticks, practice nets, t-Ball stands, gloves, shin guards for all sports, skis
- Exercise: Ellipticals, treadmills, weights, DVDs, bands, bosu, mats, game tables: foosball, ping pong, and air hockey
- ADULT SIZED rackets, skis, skates, helmets, bikes, etc. are accepted
GEAR (HIGH DEMAND)
- Strollers, high chairs, pack and plays, exersaucers, swings, bouncy chairs, baby carriers, car seat BASES (no car seats)
- Breast pumps must be brand new or in excellent condition. No used pump parts accepted such as hoses and shields.
- Diaper Genies and Potty Seats/Chairs must be brand new in packaging ONLY
- Changing tables, gliders, dressers, toddler beds and cribs manufactured after June 28, 2011. Cribs manufactured before June 28, 2011, may be consigned if the consignor provides a certificate of compliance from the manufacturer. Cribs that are unacceptable, for any reason, cannot be sold as toddler beds
DECOR & BRAND NEW BEDDING
- Limited to 5 pieces per consignor
- Decor to include canvas pictures, baskets, lamps and rugs. Non-child related knick knacks will not be accepted. Glass items accepted only if NEW in package.
- Bedding such as crib sheets and comforters, blankets, changing pad covers – must be BRAND NEW in packaging.
- Swaddles/sleep sacks in excellent condition are accepted.
- Crib bumpers or inclined sleepers NOT accepted – refer to “Safe Sleep for Babies Act”.
DESIGNER HANDBAGS & DIAPER BAGS
- In excellent used condition only
Limit of 150 pieces – Newborn to Size 14
IN-DEMAND KIDS BRANDS: Gap, Janie & Jack, Boden, Hanna Andersson, Kate Quinn, Kyte Baby, Lands End, Crewcuts, Tea, Matilda Jane, Under Armour, Nike, adidas, The North Face, Patagonia, Persnickety, Mud Pie and similar brands sold at Nordstrom, Von Maur, Saks and boutiques.
JUNIOR GIRLS/WOMENS CLOTHING – 3 sections
1) ACTIVEWEAR: Limit of 15 pieces SUGGESTED BRANDS: Lululemon, adidas, Athleta, Nike, Under Armour, Patagonia
2) JUNIORS CLOTHING/SIZE 16+: Limit of 25 pieces
SUGGESTED BRANDS: Abercrombie & Fitch, adidas, American Eagle, Aerie, Altar’d State, Dry Goods, H&M, Hollister, Nike, Nordstrom brands, Pacsun, Shein, Urban Outfitters, Under Armour, Zara and similar desirable teen brands.
3) WOMEN’S CLOTHING – Limit of 15 pieces DESIGNER/CURRENT FASHION ONLY: Suggested brands in CURRENT condition, are: Anthropologie brands, Boden, Evereve brands, J Crew, Madewell, Nordstrom and Saks brands, White House Black Market and any high end designer brands
Please use the following categories in your consignor account: CLOTHING: JUNIOR GIRLS/WOMENS or CLOTHING-WOMEN’S ACTIVEWEAR, then select appropriate Jr/Women’s size
NOTE! MATERNITY is not accepted due to very low sell through rates.
CLOTHING ACCEPTED BY SEASON:
- Spring Sale: Spring/Summer clothing: shorts, sundresses, polos, Easter dresses, light coats
- Fall Sale: Fall/Winter clothing: Sweaters, coats, holiday wear
- Accepted Year Round: Athletic wear, Bathing suits, jeans, long sleeved tees, khaki pants and layering pieces, costumes, dress-up clothing and dancewear
SHOES: Limited to 30 pairs
- Seasonally appropriate shoes only in very clean, excellent condition
- Accepted year round: Rain boots, athletic shoes, water shoes, fashion shoes, Birkenstocks, Keens
- Current upscale/designer women’s shoes may be sold
- Socks and Underwear: If brand new in packaging only
- Cloth diapers: If brand new or excellent condition: clean, laundered and bleached
Items We are Unable to Accept
- NEW – Crib bumpers and inclined sleepers NOT accepted – refer to “Safe Sleep for Babies Act”
- FEEDING – bottles, plates, utensils, burp rags, bibs, unless NEW
- DIAPERING – potty chairs and diaper genies, unless NEW
- VHS tapes, DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs
- BREAST PUMPS that are not in excellent condition. No used breast pump parts.
- STUFFED ANIMALS unless brand new or “do something”
- BEDDING, BLANKETS and CHANGING PAD COVERS unless NEW.
- Battery operated items without batteries
- DIRTY toys, furniture, or equipment or HAPPY MEAL TOYS
- Items that have been RECALLED
- Items UNRELATED to children and maternity
Clothing We are Unable to Accept
Items with stains, odors, tears, smoke or excessive wear.
- Vacation/camp type T-shirts/sweatshirts. Must be name brand.
- ONESIES unless brand new with tags, with an outfit, or a thicker piece. (no thin)
- SOCKS or UNDERWEAR unless brand new in packaging
- OUT OF SEASON – except sports wear and bathing suits accepted year round
Brands We are Unable to Accept
- Arizona, Athletic Works, Faded Glory, Garanimals, George, Gerber, Hanes, Healthtex, Kid Connection, Nickelodeon, Okie Dokie, Route 66, Small Wonders, Wonder Kids
- Similar brands from Walmart, KMart and discount stores unless brand new with tags.