Cozy Up to Great Savings

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



Get everything your little little ones need for this holiday season!  We've got an amazing selection of dresses, suits, dress shoes, holiday tops, sweaters, cozy pjs. and much more!

Don't miss it!  Bring your little ones too for some special holiday treats & meet our special guest (hint: she's from the movie Frozen!)

Halloween Costumes now..50% OFF!!

*Offer begins Oct24/14 & not applicable to prior purchases.

Stay cozy this fall at Once Upon a Child!

We have an awesome selection of Fall & Winter clothing, costumes, uniform wear, Fall jackets, snowsuits, shoes, boots & much more!  

All in next-to-new condition & 70% less than what you'd pay at the mall!  

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




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!  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
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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!  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 cool 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.

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-05:30 PM
Sun11:00 AM-05:30 PM
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