Cash for Kids' Stuff

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

Happy Canada Day! 

We will be closed Wed. July 1st in observance of Canada's birthday!  OPEN to BUY and SELL again on Thursday!  Enjoy the holiday!

ALL CLEARANCE items now...$1 each!!

Tons of tanks, tshirts, shorts, skirts, summer dresses, swimsuits, onesies & much more!

*Clearance items will be marked on tag & are final sale.  Not applicable to prior purchases or with other discounts.


Sell to us...for CA$H-on-the-spot today!

We are always looking to buy gently used kids clothing, shoes, baby equipment, toys, books & more!  All seasons, all day, everyday!


1000's of fresh spring & summer items hit our selling floor daily!  

At Once Upon a Child you pay up to 70% lower than retail!

Tank Tops, Tshirts, Shorts, Skirts, Summer Dresses, Sandals, Swim Suits, Soccer Shoes, Spring Jackets, Hoodies, more!

Sunday 11am-6:00pm
Mon - Fri  9:30am - 9:00pm
Saturday 9:30am - 8:00pm



Awesome Carseats available now!!

Check out these awesome convertible carseats in your favourite characters!  Cinderella, Spiderman, Batman & Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle!  For 22-100lbs, brand new in the box & only $209.99!


Give the Perfect Gift! 


 Baby Shower ~ Birthday Party ~ Teacher Gifts


Are you going to have a baby?  Planning to?  Know someone who is?  

Check out this website!





3 Fabulous Products by BUNCHA FARMERS

Hand sanitizer, laundry stain sticks, and lipbalm.  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!


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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!  

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




Heard about Plato's Closet?  

 Plato's Closet is a cool new store that buys & sells all the latest styles in gently used clothing, shoes and accessories for teens & twentysomethings (and really cool moms of all ages!)  Great guys section too!!

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210 Glendale Ave, St. Catharines, ON (same Plaza as Once Upon a Child) 



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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-08:00 PM
Sun11:00 AM-06:00 PM
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