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Kids' Stuff 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

12 Days of Christmas starts Wed. Dec 12th!

Don't miss our awesome deals-of-the-day as we countdown to Christmas December 12th - 23rd!  

CLEARANCE items are now...60% OFF our already amazing prices!  Selected Fall & Winter items are determined by date & are clearly marked as clearance.

Great time to stock up & save!

*St. Catharines location. Clearance items will be final sale.  Offer not valid on prior purchases or with other discounts.


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

Gift cards make the PERFECT GIFT for moms, dads, grandparents, kids, teachers...You know they'll LOVE it!  Contest ends Dec 23/18.

Fancy Dresses, Dresswear, Cozy Holiday Pjs, Accessories & so much more!  Get everything you need to be festive & photo-ready all season long!  And don't forget to SELL US the dresswear, fancy shoes & more that your kids have outgrown for CA$H today!


We'll PAY YOU CA$H for:

Exersaucers, Bouncers, Jolly Jumpers

 Infant Swings & Playpens

High Chairs & Kitchen Boosters

Bassinettes & Cribs (check for recalls here!)

Change Tables & Dressers

Bumbos, Bathtubs, Carriers

Nursing Pillows

Strollers, Trikes, Bikes, Wagons

We are in great need of STROLLERS!

 If you have any of the following taking up room in your garage, please consider SELLING THEM TO US for CA$H TODAY;

Umbrella Strollers, Single Strollers, Double Strollers, Sit & Stand Strollers, Jogging Strollers

(Bike Trailers & Wagons too!)


We are in need of gently used WINTER COATS, SNOWSUITS, SNOW PANTS & WINTER BOOTS!! 

Get ca$h-on-the-spot for all items we can accept.


Give the Perfect Gift! 


 Baby Shower ~ Birthday Party ~ Teacher Gifts

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!


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Buyer/Seller Rewards Programme

On your next visit, ask one of our team members about our Rewards Programme. You will receive one point for every purchase of $10 or more, and for every time you sell us $10 or more!  Ask one of our associates about how to redeem your points!   

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!  

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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child St. Catharines

Gold Standard

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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