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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

This Weekend! Friday-Sunday, September 16-18

Find Our Winter Outerwear Tent Event in the Parking Lot!

Get you kid's winter needs jackets, snowpants, boots,

formal winter coats, hats, carseat covers & more

We have more Winter Backstock Then Ever!

Great Brands & Quality Items at a fraction of the retail cost!

Sizes Newborn - Youth 18/20

*****Due to the Tent Event we will not be accepting

gop offs until after 1:00 pm. Thank you!****


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Sell Us All That Bulky Winter Gear today! Don't hold on to stuff that will only be small for next year. Start fresh in the fall here and buy New to Your Kiddos Wintergear at Once Upon A Child of Shakopee for 50%-70% off the Retail cost!

Each Day We Restock the Floor With More Fall & Winter Clothing!

Those chilly mornings waiting at the bus stop are not too far off! Don't get caught unprepared!

We have all the essentials your kids need to stay warm and cozy as the seasons change at prices up to 70% off retail everyday!

We LOVE DENIM! Wether your shopping for your kids, or looking to earn a little extra back to school shopping money we have you covered! We have high quality, name brand jeans for WAY LESS than other retailers. Plus we pay you cash for those jeans your kids have outgrown. No matter what size!

Stop By Today for Your Children's Back to School Needs to Keep your Kids & Wallet Happy!

Still have your kids costumes from last year laying around? Bring them in to our store and get paid CASH today!! We are stocking up on all sizes and themes. From infant to teen, cute lady bug to scary zombie, we want them all and will pay you cash on the spot! No appointment necessary!

It's that time of year,

Sell Us All You Have!


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 in 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 buy days to have your buy as soon as possible.

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.

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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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