Once Upon A Child

We buy and sell gently used clothes, toys, & equipment

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We know you want the best for your family: quality, value, and kids stuff that is safe. Once Upon A Child buys and sells gently used kids clothing, toys and baby gear offering you the opportunity to recycle your children’s nearly new items and get paid on the spot. You can rest assured that products found in your neighborhood store meet current safety standards and have not been recalled. Check out what we’re looking to buy, visit your nearest location,and turn those items into cash or trade them in for things you need now! 


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Did you know that Once Upon A Child is the largest kids resale franchise in North America and that all of our stores are individually owned and operated?  In fact, we out number our closest franchise competitor 3 to 1! Most of our franchisees are moms or dads who were customers first and have now made a career bringing this unique retail store to their community. There are lots of markets available for this recession-proof business opportunity. Read more.

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I went in to this store for the very first time and was impressed from all the selections I had to choose from. I am so glad I found it and will be doing my shopping there for my daughter from now on.

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Our Mission

Once Upon A Child will provide a fun and convenient way to buy and sell new and gently used kids stuff focusing on quality, safety and value.