We Buy Gently Used Kid’s 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 Shakopee, MN


You Asked! We Listened!

We remodeled & are offering double the inventory, in a more organized & less cluttered space!  We have fitting rooms, a childrens play area & new

shopping carts for you! Remember we sell sizes newborn to youth size 20!

Save the Date for Our Largest Event of the Year!

 Our Annual "Tent Event" will be held in the parking lot - September 19-21, Friday - Sunday.

Be the 1st to choose from 1,000's of brand name jackets,

 snow pants, boots, scarves, hats, etc.

We also have new hats, mittens, L-Bow Gloves & Crochet Animal Hats.





Our New Speciality Products Make Great Gifts:

  • Melissa & Doug: learning games, placemats, wooden toys, puzzles, play food, art supplies & more.
  • NEW WET Hair Brushs - America's #1 Brush to get tangles out!
  • WubbaNubs 
  • Planetwise reusable sandwich/snack bags.
  • Sock On's
  • Cloud B twighlight Turtles & Ladybugs! We have the New Sea Turtle!   
  • Hair accessories; bows, flowers, puffs, embellished clips, Newborn Clips, headbands, crochet bands & hats, & more!
  • Tutus, potty watches, belts, bracelets, ties, Dapper Snappers, baby braclets, mink baby blankets, taggie blankies, step stools & more!
  • Fuzzibunz cloth diapers.
  • Good Night Books: Minnesota, Farm, Baby Jesus, Lake, World, USA, etc.
  • Gates, Strollers, cozy covers for those baby car seats, nursing buddies & more.

Once Upon A Child in Shakopee is proud to have created an outlet for you to recycle your kids stuff. We buy & sell gently-used and new kids clothing, for all seasons, all the time. Furniture, equipment, bikes, toys, shoes, clothes, books, dance, sports, & basically anything to do with children Newborn - Youth size 20. We are a locally & family owned store, with four children of our own & our franchise team is Minnesota based.   We take pride it all we do & truly would like you to have a wonderful, money saving, quality shopping experience.

We buy all seasons, all day, everyday, and are currently looking for as much Spring & Summer apparel; as we can. We strive to have your items done within 2 hours, if not sooner. However, we promise on high by days to have your buy done by the end of the day!  

We pay on the spot for an amazing array of gently used items. We are not consignment. So once you leave you are paid in full with either cash, check, store credit or a trade on any of the items in our store that your children may need now.  We also carry great new product from over 40 vendors.

We look forward to giving you a shopping experience like no other. Our customers like to shop often because our inventory changes daily - come find your quality, name brand items at a fraction of the retail cost! Thank you for keeping it small & local with us.

The Once Upon A Child of Shakopee Team.

                   Best of the Best!!

We are so happy for being reconized as the

Twin Cities Best Childrens Store - 2013.

A BIG thank you to all at City Pages &

Our Loyal Customers for choosing us!

It is a privledge to serve you and build our Brand,

Making Once Upon A Child the Best It Can Be!

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 15% off your next purchase!

Kids Stuff With Previous Experience - Once Upon A Child

New Longer Store Hours!

 We stop buying 1 hour before close each day.

Monday - Saturday 9:30 am to 8:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 pm to 5:00 pm

We buy all seasons everyday!

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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child Shakopee

8075 Old Carriage Court North
Shakopee, MN 55379
952-445-9900 - 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
Sat09:30 AM-08:00 PM
Sun11:00 AM-05:00 PM
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