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


You could WIN A $200 Once Upon a Child Gift Card just by selling to us!

Sell to us July 30 & 31st...& be entered to WIN a $200 Once Upon a Child Gift Card!!!  The more you sell = more ballots you get = greater chance of winning!!)

Clothing (0-16youth), Shoes, Outerwear, Bassinets, Playpens, Entertainers, Baby Carriers, Slings, Swings, Toys, Books, Maternity, more!

*Winning ballot will be drawn Aug 1st & winner notified on Facebook & email.

Part-time flexible positions available!  

Bring in your resume Monday June 6th - Wednesday June 8th...and let us know why you would make an excellent addtition to our team!


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!  

NOW STOCKING UP FOR OUR COAT EVENT!! Sell us the coats, snowsuits, snowpants, winter boots, sleds, etc. that your kids won't need next year!


1000's of new items hit our selling floor daily!  

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


Give the Perfect Gift! 


 Baby Shower ~ Birthday Party ~ Teacher Gifts


If you are looking for a way to make a difference in the global community...check out this great Canadian organization!  We, at Once Upon a Child, St. Catharines,  have been the proud sponsors of two beautiful children for the past three years.

We want to encourage other small businesses & families to get involved!  It is truly rewarding to see the difference so little can make in the lives others!

Click here for Sponsorship Information!

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

Doula Care ~ Childbirth Classes ~ Breastfeeding Support

 Supporting women and their families in the Niagara Region and surrounding areas

 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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Sign up today and be the first to know about our special promotions, 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!  

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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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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