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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

                                SATURDAY, JUNE 11,  2016  50%, 60%, 70% OFF!

70% off 9:30-12:00 Door Buster!   60% off 12:01-3:00!  50% off 3:01-8:00!

Most of summer clothing will be in this clearance sale!! See you Sat.

        Visit The Largest Once Upon A Child in Minnesota

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

          Need Some Extra Cash?!  We're "Buying Like Crazy!"

Check out how to sell & bring all your clothes up to size youth size 20, outdoor toys, bikes, trailers, wagons, swimwear, baby equipment, dancewear, shoes, books & sporting goods, etc.!   

  Our sales floor is Blooming Full of Fabulous Spring Apparel!

Taking a trip to warm weather!?!

  We have a huge selection of shorts, tanks, sun dresses, sandals, & swimwear!

All our spring & summer back stock is now hitting the sales floor! Can't find what your looking for?

Just ask! We may have something in back.

Don't store all your winter gear until next year only to find out your kids have out grown it all. Sell it to us now!

When your done with coats, snowpants, boots, etc. Sell them back to us!

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!

Our New Speciality Products Make Great Gifts:

  • Melissa & Doug: learning games, placemats, wooden toys, puzzles, play food, art supplies & more. 
  • 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
  • Good Night Books: Minnesota, Farm, Baby Jesus, Lake, World, USA, etc.
  • 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!

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 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

Holiday Hours:

Christmas Eve & New Years Eve: 9:30-2:30 (We don't accept drop offs these days)

Halloween: 9:30-4:30


New Years Day, Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

We buy all seasons everyday!


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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