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We buy and sell gently used kids' stuff - all seasons, every day! We pay on the spot for items accepted. No appointment necessary.

Buy & Sell Your Gently Used Kids' Clothing in Fort Wayne


Do you want to have the cutest pumpkin in the patch on Halloween?

All our costumes go on the floor during our huge Halloween Event.

Friday - Sunday, August 24th - 26th

You’ll love our fa-BOO-less selection, and the prices aren’t scary at all!

 Hurry in for the best selection.


Who needs some extra cash for back-to-school shopping?

We pay cash on the spot for gently used kids clothing, shoes, furniture, toys and baby gear. And right now, we are stocking up for back-to-school season, so we are on the lookout for uniforms and school clothes.

We buy all day, every day, with no appointment necessary. Sell your gently used kids items today!


Back-to-school shopping is easy at Once Upon A Child.

We have everything you need -- from clothes and uniforms to backpacks and lunch boxes, all for up to 70% off regular retail prices. Do the math!

You’ll save more when you shop back to school at Once Upon A Child. 


Don't just pack away all the barely worn summer clothes your children outgrew over the winter.

Sell them to Once Upon A Child!

We buy gently used kids clothes, shoes, toys, accessories and more all day, every day, and we pay cash on the spot.

No appointment necessary! 

Don't box up the equipment your kids have recently outgrown, sell them to us for cash on the spot!Don't box up the equipment your kids have recently outgrown, sell them to us for cash on the spot!

Another new year is upon us - and with it another year of growth, change and fun for our (not-so) littles. Once Upon A Child has you covered as they transition into new clothes, toys and games - we've got them all for less in one...

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Welcome to Once Upon a Child, Fort Wayne, IN

Kids look so great in stylish outfits, but who wants to pay high-end prices for clothes when they are outgrown so quickly? Once Upon A Child offers the perfect solution: the latest in new and gently used brand name clothes, toys, books and equipment… just right for fast-growing babies, toddlers and youth.

Save yourself the hassle of garage sales and online listings when you can swing into the nation’s leading buyer and seller of name brand, new and gently used kids stuff. Simply gather up your gently used kids stuff including: clothing, shoes, playards, changing tables, strollers, highchairs and toys and bring them to Once Upon A Child for cash on-the-spot for all items accepted.

Because we are buying new and gently used items from our customers all day, every day, our inventory changes, so shop often!

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Once Upon A Child Fort Wayne

Gold Standard

5315A Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
260-484-9993 - Map - Hours
Mon10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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