Once Upon a Child

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

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Spring is Here!

We know you want your kids to look stylish, but who wants to pay high-end prices when clothes are outgrown so quickly? Once Upon A Child offers the perfect solution: the latest in new and gently used brand name clothes, toys, books, equipment, and furniture…just right for fast-growing babies, toddlers and youth.

Spring is finally starting to make an appearance here in Minnesota, so we're bringing out all of our spring and summer clothing. You'll find a fantastic selection of light-weight jackets and sweaters, t-shirts, jeans, and shorts. Getting ready for Easter or Passover? We have lots of pretty dresses and suits. And if you're still planning a getaway to someplace warm and sunny, we've got a great selection of swimwear and beach toys! So hurry in today!


What We're Buying

We are now buying spring and summer clothing. So clean out your closets and bring us the stuff your kids have outgown! Save yourself the hassle of online listings and swing into the nation’s leading buyer and seller of name brand, new and gently used kids stuff. Simply gather up your gently used kids stuff including: clothing, playards, bouncers, exersaucers, toddler beds, changing tables, highchairs and toys, and bring them to Once Upon A Child for $$$ on-the-spot for all items accepted.


Because we are buying new and gently used items from our customers all day, every day, our inventory changes, so shop often!


New In store!

Cool things show up in our store all the time. Currently in our store:

  • Rokenbok building set
  • Imaginext castle set with dragons
  • Step 2 doorway playhouse
  • Plan Toys wood dollhouse with furniture
  • White rocking chairs for toddlers
  • Little People playsets
  • GeoTrax sets
  • Madame Alexander collectible dolls
  • Collector Barbies
  • Games & puzzles
  • Plus dolls, infant toys and so much more!

Looking for a specific item? Give us a call today!


Items We No Longer Buy

Unfortunately, it's not possible for us to buy everything that people are looking to sell. We are no longer accepting the following items:

  • Used or homemade baby blankets
  • Bike helmets
  • Breast pumps
  • Diaper bags or diaper pails
  • Leapster game devices and cartridges
  • Safety equipments, such as doorknob covers and latches
  • Used socks
  • Zhu zhu pets
  • Toys featuring High School Musical, Hannah Montana or similar
  • Baby bathtubs
  • Cribs, crib mattresses, or crib bedding
  • Car seats, car booster seats, or car seat bases


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