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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

Win a Tablet, $50, $25 gift card or a

backpack filled with school supplies. Shop with us

this weekend Fri - Sun, August 12-14 to Enter!

Our floor is full of fall & winter styles for your kiddos

Size Newborn to 16/18. We still have summer too!






Save the Date for Our Largest Event of the Year!


 Our Annual Tent Event

 September 16-18 Friday - Sunday.

(Fri & Sat 9:30-8 & Sun 11:00-5)

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

 snow pants, boots, scarves, hats, etc.

We also have new snow pants, hats, mittens, L-Bow Gloves & More!

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!

        Visit The Largest Once Upon A Child in Minnesota

Selling Gently Used Kids Items Newborn to Youth Size 18 & Unique Speciality New Products too!

Our New Speciality Products Make Great Gifts:

  • Melissa & Doug: learning games, travel games, art supplies, art projects,
  • WET Hair Brushs - America's #1 Brush to get tangles out!
  • WubbaNubs
  • Jelly Belly - The popular Bean Boozled jelly Beans & Game! And other Flavors: Star Wars, Disney Princess, Frozen, Root Beer, Beer, Sour, Cold Stone Ice Cream, Tropical, Etc.!
  • Sock On's
  • Hair accessories; bows, flowers, puffs, embellished clips, Newborn Clips, headbands, crochet bands & hats, & more!  
  • Dapper Snappers
  • Gates, Strollers, cozy covers for those baby car seats, nursing buddies & more.
  • Amber stone baby necklaces for teething!! 

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.

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!

Grandparents take care your Grands & We'll take care You!

Take 15% Off Each Wednesday for Grandparents Day!

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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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