Back to School for Less

We buy and sell gently used kids' stuff - all seasons, every day! We pay on the spot for items accepted. No appointment necessary.

Welcome to Once Upon A Child St. Catharines, ON

Shop Back-to-School at Once Upon a Child!

We have an awesome selection of Back-to-School clothing, uniform wear, Fall jackets, shoes & much more for students of all ages!  All in next-to-new condition & 70% less than what you'd pay at the mall!  

 Holiday Weekend Hours

Saturday Aug 30th - OPEN 9:30am-5:30pm
Sunday Aug 31st - OPEN 11am-4:30pm (**closing 1 hour early)
Monday Sept 1st - Closed for Labour Day

Plus...bring us all the above from last year, that your little scholars have outgrown.  We'll pay CA$H for all items accepted...or better yet, you can trade them for what they need for the school year ahead!


 

Balanced Day Lunch Bags

$17.99 each

  • Divided in two for each of the two Nutrition Breaks
  • Fun, colourful designs
  • Durable
  • Easy to clean
  • Roomy compartments

 

Mark your calendars...

Saturday, Sept 13th & Sunday Sept 14th

You don't want to miss this two day event!  We'll be bringing out all the spooktacular costumes & Halloween accessories we've been stocking up on all year long!!  

Get first pick of everything your kids need to have a frightful!

****AND DON'T FORGET TO SELL US LAST YEAR'S COSTUMES...TODAY!!

 

 GET CA$H TODAY!!  

   

We'll pay you cash-on-the-spot for all the gently used kids clothing, shoes, accessories, toys, etc...we can accept!  

Bring them in today!

Fall & Winter Clothing & Shoes (0-16yth)

School Uniforms

Winter Coats, Snowsuits, Boots

Halloween Costumes

Strollers (all types)

Baby Swings, Bouncers, Entertainers

Highchairs, Kitchen Boosters, Playpens

& more!

Checked out our Book Section Lately?

We've got everything from board books for baby, to young adult novels for tweens...and everything in between!  

3 Fabulous Products by BUNCHA FARMERS

Same great stain sticks & laundry additive...but with a fresh, fabulous new look!  And now, we also carry body soaps by Buncha Farmers, available in three delicious scents!  All natural, Canadian products that really work!  Check out these great products today!  

Buncha Farmers fun fact:  All products are made and packaged by Canadian stay-at-home moms!

 
 

   

NEW Store Hours
Sunday     11am - 5:30pm
Mon - Fri    9:30am -9:00pm
Saturday    9:30am - 5:30pm


Email List
Would you like to be on our Customer Email list? Sign up today and be the first to know about our special promotions and events. Receive our monthly emails informing you of upcoming events, exclusive coupon offers, and so much more!  Click on the 'Join Our Email List' above to join now!  

Frequent Buyer/Seller Card
On your next visit, ask one of our team members about our Frequent Buyer/Seller Card. You will receive one stamp for every purchase of $10 or more, and for every time you sell to us! Once your card is full…redeem it for 20% off your next purchase! 
  

 Reusable Shopping Bags 
As Once Upon a Child is all about recycling...we encourage you to bring in your reusable shopping bags when shopping or selling at our store.  You'll receive an extra stamp on your Frequent Shopper Card every time you do!  There will be a charge of 5 cents for plastic bags as of January 1, 2012.

Directions to our Store
We are located at 210 Glendale Ave., in the Pendale Plaza, directly across from the Pen Centre Shopping Centre, St. Catharine’s (just off Hwy 406)    905 684 6822

    

 
 

 

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 Plato's Closet is a great new store that has all the best styles in gently used clothing, shoes and accessories for teens & twentysomethings (and really cool moms of all ages!) at up to 70% off retail prices!

Check it out today!

 Plato's Closet buys and sells gently-used trendy clothing, shoes & accessories for teens & twentysomething guys & girls.

  

Visit www.platosclosetstcatharines.com for more info. and don't forget to Join Our Email Club and 'Like' our Facebook page www.facebook.com/PlatosClosetStCatharinesON

210 Glendale Ave, Pendale Plaza, St. Catharines  

 
 
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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child St. Catharines

210 Glendale Ave Pendale Plaza, Suite A15
St. Catharines, ON L2T 3Y6
905-684-6822 - Map - Hours
Mon09:30 AM-09:00 PM
Tues09:30 AM-09:00 PM
Wed09:30 AM-09:00 PM
Thu09:30 AM-09:00 PM
Fri09:30 AM-09:00 PM
Sat09:30 AM-05:30 PM
Sun11:00 AM-05:30 PM
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