Once Upon a Child

We buy and sell gently used clothes, toys, & equipment

Welcome to Once upon a child in Florence, SC

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 We are stocking up on all costumes, Halloween apparel and Winter Coats to have our largest selection ever for our Costume and Coat Kick-Off events coming in September!

Have all those winter coats and costumes in your closet that will not fit for the upcoming season?  Bring them into Once Upon A Child for CASH!


Join Our Email ClubPlease read below to understand how we buy.  We look forward to your visit!

  • No Appointments Necessary.  We buy on a first come first serve basis.
  • We will review your items carefully and select the items that meet current demand, style, and condition standards.
  • Clothing must be in good condition (free of stains and to much wear), of current style, freshly laundered and neatly organized in a box, bin or basket (no bags).  Outfits placed together (not pinned and no hangers).
  • Toys, equipment and furniture items must include all original parts, be clean and in good working condition.
  • Safety and product quality are always our top priorities.  For those reasons, there are some items we are unable to buy: cars seats, formula, recalled items, product is not meeting currently Government Safety Standards.
  • We will generate a quote from our computer system and offer you payment for all items accepted.

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Kids look so great in stylish outfits, but who wants to pay high-end prices when clothes are outgrown so quickly? Once Upon A Child offers the perfect solution: the latest in new and gently used brand name clothes, toys, books, equipment, and furniture…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, playards, toddler beds, changing tables, strollers highchairs, toys and bring them to Once Upon A Child for $$$ , store credit, or trade 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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    Gold Standard Store

    This location has received the Gold Standard Seal. They have been recognized for achieving the highest standards in Product, Quality, Operations and Customer Service.

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