We Buy Gently Used Kids' 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 Chicago Ridge, IL


Stop in and get your Back to School Clothes and Uniforms ! We have all the Clothing you need!!     Great selection at great prices!!



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!


Here are some quick selling tips for best results:

  • Make sure clothing has been recently laundered
  • Save time by not bringing in any clothing with missing buttons, stains, tears,broken zippers, hem ups, cut-offs, or holes
  • Bringing clothing in plastic bins or boxes only.(We do not accept items in bags).
  • Equipment and toys sell best CLEAN and with ALL of their parts
  • Clothing must be current from last 2 to 3 years
  • Everything will be checked for recalls at www.cpsc.gov
  • Have fun RECYCLING



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Top 10 Most Wanted!

1. Toddler beds

2. Walkers

3. Jumperoo's

4. Bassinets

5. Pack n Plays

6. Swings

7. Crib/Toddler Mattresses

8. Exersaucers

9. Strollers

10. Toys

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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child Chicago Ridge

9990 Ridgeland Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
708-499-7035 - 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
Sat10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Sun11:00 AM-05:00 PM
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