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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 Harwood Heights, IL

We've been stocking up all year long and now ALL our costumes are   coming out for our spooktacular Halloween Kick-Off Event! We'll have a  great selection of costumes. Don't Miss It!

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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 $$$ 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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4616 N. Harlem Ave.
Harwood Heights, IL 60706


Looking To Sell To Us? 

Great!  Please check out at our How It Works tab.  We ask that you match up your outfitss and bring your items in a laundry baskets, bins or boxes.  We ask for you to avoid garage bags since they can't be stacked, are very heavy for our staff (and you) to lift and tend to tear easily. Please call if you have any other questions.  

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4616 N Harlem
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
708-867-8651 - 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-06:00 PM
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