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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

 Two children dressed in spring clothing.

Shop our unmatched selection of Spring & Summer Clothing, Jackets, Shoes, Sandals, Swimwear, Accessories, etc!  1000's of fresh new arrivals are hitting our selling floor every single day!  Awesome selection, awesome savings!

Plus, SELL US all of the gently used kids stuff they've ourgrown for CA$H-on-the-spot TODAY!

Are you a soon to be mom or have a baby 0-18 months old? Stop into the store & join our New Mom Club!  You'll receive exclusive promotions just for new moms! There is NO cost to join & monthly promotions will be announced around the first of each month. You can also stay informed on social media!

Cashier cashing out little girl customer

We are looking to add several energetic, customer service-oriented individuals to our team. If you are in the market for a fun, fast-paced, part-time job (with the possibility to lead to full-time hours).. look no further! 

*Must have great communication skills & be flexible to work some day, some evening & some weekend shifts!
*Please bring your resume into the store in person.

Bunch of kids taking a group selfie at a diner table

Boy kicking soccer ball

Soccer Season is here!

We've got an awesome selection of new &  gently used Soccer Cleats in stock now!  And don't forget to SELL US the gently used stuff your kids have outgrown!  We pay CA$H for all items we can accept!

 Cute baby sitting in high chair

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

Get CA$H TODAY for gently used Bikes, Trikes, Scooters, Wagons, Cozy Coupes, Strollers, Bike Trailers & more!

 Check out our BOOK DEPARTMENT!!

Great selection of gently used board books, soft & hard cover, treasuries, early readers, chapter books & more!  And we are looking to buy more gently used books for all ages!  Bring the books your kids are done with in for CA$H today!

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 five 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!

Email List

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!   

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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Job Openings

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