Once Upon a Child

We buy and sell gently used clothes, toys, & equipment

Welcome to Once Upon A Child Red Deer, Alberta

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Celebrate Earth Day with us!


Receive double stamps on your customer appreciation card when you sell items to us AND when you purchase items from us on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22nd


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Over 25 Years of Know-How 
For over 25 years, Once Upon A Child has been the expert in recycling kids stuff. In 2012, our stores sold over 40 million pieces of children's clothing, toys and equipment back into our communities. When you buy your used kids items from us, know that you're:

1. Extending the life of clothing, toys and equipment.
2. Keeping these items from filling up landfills.
3. Saving on raw materials needed to make and package new items.
4. An owner of value-priced, high quality kids stuff!

Visit us for friendly service, expert advice on safe kids items and to check out our great selection of Spring and Summer items. Sell us your kids stuff for cash on the spot! 
We pay CASH for our most wanted items:
outdoor toys, exersaucers, bouncers, strollers,
high chairs, gates, playpens, rubber boots, sandals and more!







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Our Easter Week-end Hours are:

Friday, April 18    11:00am - 5:00pm
                     Saturday, April 19  9:30am - 6:00pm                      
Sunday, April 20             CLOSED
Monday, April 21   9:30am - 8:00pm


Everyone wants their kids to look great in stylish outfits...but who wants to pay high-end prices? At Once Upon A Child we offer the latest in gently used brand name clothes, toys, equipment and furniture at BARGAIN prices! Just right

for fast-growing kids! We also carry a great selection of  furniture, equipment, accessories and much more!

But where do we get all this great gently used inventory? From YOU the customer! We buy items on a first come/first serve basis. We pay on-the-spot for items we can accept and we focus on
safety, quality and value.

Just click on the icons above to find out how we buy items, what type of items we buy as well as what we sell at our location. Because "Safety Comes First" at Once Upon A Child you can also click on the Safety Icon to get to some great links. We are excited that you have come to our website and hope that you find all the information you have been looking for...if not, please give us a call and we will be happy to answer your questions!


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Want to know what's going on at Once Upon A Child?  Or perhaps you would like to take advantage of some of our great coupons or special events!
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Customer Appreciation Card

At Once Upon A Child we appreciate your business! Ask about our customer appreciation card. For every $15.00 in merchandise you buy, you'll earn a stamp. Collect 20 stamps and your next purchase of regular priced items will be 20% off. (Up to a maximum of $30.00 off)

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    Gold Standard Store

    This location has received the Gold Standard Seal. They have been recognized for achieving the highest standards in Product, Quality, Operations and Customer Service.

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