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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


This coming FRIDAY!!!  NOV 27th

You won't want to miss it!!  Stay tuned for all the juicy details!



For every Gift Card purchased, YOU will be entered into a draw to WIN a GIFT CARD of the same amount!  

Plus, get a bonus coupon for every card purchased to use in our store!

Gift cards make the PERFECT GIFT for moms, dads, grandparents, kids, teachers...You know they'll LOVE it! 

*Promotion may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Not applicable to prior transactions. Contest runs Nov 7th - Dec 23, 2015. St. Catharines location only.


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

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

SELL US LAST YEARS WINTER GEAR!! Sell us the coats, snowsuits, snowpants, winter boots, sleds, etc. that your kids won't fit this year!

Clean out the toy box & SELL TO US!!

Fisher Price, Melissa & Doug, Vtech, Leap Frog, Dolls, Shape Sorters, Pretend Playsets, Ride on Toys, Barbies, Trucks, Blocks, Lego & more!


Stock up for Fall & Winter NOW!!

We've got an amazing selection of everything you need to keep your little ones looking great and feeling cozy this Fall/Winter!  Jeans, leggings, hoodies, sweaters, dresses, shoes, boots, jackets & more...all at up to 70% off retail prices!

Shop early for the best selection of all the brands you love...in sizes newborn-16youth!  And don't forget to SELL US the items your kids have outgrown!



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

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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?  

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



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Once Upon A Child St. Catharines

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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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