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Bring in your gently used kids’ clothing, toys, shoes and baby gear.

We pay on the spot for items accepted. We buy all seasons, all day, every day. No appointment needed.


We carry a great selection of gently used kids’ stuff, all at up to 70% off retail prices.

Shop our great selection of kids’ clothing, shoes, toys, and gear and save big!

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Keep coming back to us as your kids continue to grow. We buy all seasons, all day, every day, so our inventory is always changing.

Sell the items your kids have outgrown for money on the spot and buy the stuff they need now at up to 70% off retail prices—it’s like creating your own discount!

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About Once Upon A Child

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, shoes, 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.

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Jill K., From Michigan

I sell one tub filled with clothes, shoes etc. and the money they give me for it buys my daughters whole wardrobe for the season. Kids grow too fast to pay full price in a different store. I love the clearance section as well! We save so much money shopping here!