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SELL. BUY. REPEAT.

Brand Name Gently Used Kids' Clothing at ONCE UPON a CHILD Sacramento, CA

save big on summer stylesSay, "Goodbye" to the puffy winter jacket and say, "Hello" to summer! Come shop summer styles at Once Upon a Child for up to 70% off regular retail prices!

70% off clearanceNow GET 70% OFF Marked Clearance!
Hurry in for best selection!

skip the yard saleLooking for an amazing deal on the best kids stuff in town?

Avoid the hassle of bouncing from garage sale to garage sale, instead shop Once Upon A Child! We work hard to get the BEST clothes and gear for your littles and to offer you up to 70% OFF RETAIL PRICES!

As you clean out your kids closets, toy boxes and the garage, avoid the hassle of garage sales and bring the summer toys and equipment your kids have outgrown to Once Upon A Child. We'll pay you CASH on the spot for all items accepted.

Summer's here. Get outside and have some fun! And get all of the things your kids need to have an awesome summer for less at Once Upon A Child. Visit us today for gently used kids' clothing, shoes, toys, books, baby gear and more for much less than you'd pay anywhere else!

get ready to accessorizeWe've got a TON of accessories! From hats and socks to belts, suspenders, hair bows, headbands, bracelets and MORE! Come by and stock up today!

sell us your baby gear

Right now we are paying CASH on the spot for your kids' high quality used equipment. We want your high chairs, entertainers, play yards, bouncers, swings and more! Make room in your closets and get paid today!

we sell shoesWe sell nearly new shoes, boots, tennis shoes & sandals! Make sure your little ones are marching around in shoes that fit!

Welcome to Once Upon a Child, Arden 

Kids look so great in stylish outfits, but who wants to pay high-end prices for clothes when they are outgrown so quickly? Once Upon A Child offers the perfect solution: the latest in new and gently used brand name clothes, toys, books and equipment…just right for fast-growing babies, toddlers and youth.

Save yourself the hassle of garage sales and online listings when you can swing into the nation’s leading buyer and seller of name brand, new and gently used kids stuff. Simply gather up your gently used kids stuff including: clothing, shoes, playards, changing tables, strollers, highchairs and toys and bring them to Once Upon A Child for cash on-the-spot for all items accepted.

Because we are buying new and gently used items from our customers all day, every day, our inventory changes, so shop often!

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Some tips on selling us your items:  

We are not consignment.  We pay cash on the spot or you can trade for items in the store.  Cash and trade value is the same.  We buy items on a first-come, first served basis. Occasionally, we have very busy buy days and may not be able to process a buy the same day it is brought in.  

Newborn to size 2T clothing: We are looking for next-to-new clothing in these sizes. One-piece and Two-piece outfits sell best for us; not separates.

All Clothing (sizes Preemie to Youth 14/16): Please bring clothing in a tote, box or bin, not in plastic bags, and place all sets together (not pinned). We are looking for items that are in demand, free of stains and excessive wear, and are of current style. Basically, items that will sell quickly. All clothing is put directly onto the sales floor; therefore, we are not able to buy excessively wrinkled clothing or items with animal hair or strong odors. We also buy shoes and boots from Newborn to Youth size 4.

Baby Equipment, Toys and Games: We are looking for toys, games and equipment in good, clean condition with all of their original parts and pieces that are in demand and that meet our safety standards.  Unfortunately, we are unable to buy carseats or car booster seats for safety reasons.  All furniture and equipment items must be fully assembled.  We are no longer buying cribs or dressers.

Special note

Occasionally, we will need to pass on items that don't meet our standards or are simply not in demand at the current time.  We will attempt to explain why we needed to pass on the items, but if it is unclear to you, please let us know.  We welcome the opportunity to educate our customers on our store's needs and we want our customers to have a wonderful experience with us. 

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Once Upon A Child Arden

Gold Standard
1741 Howe Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95825
916-488-8861 - Map - Hours
Mon09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Tues09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Wed09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Thu09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Fri09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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