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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.

Once Upon A Child in San Antonio: Where We Buy and Sell Brand Name Gently Used Kids' Stuff!

BYOB Memorial Day Sale! Sat. 5/26 - Mon. 5/28

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Save 20% off - Bring Your Own Bag - your choice

We would like to show our thanks to the military and first responder men and women who lay their lives on the line every day.  Come on out and show your support for them and their families.  Shop with us this weekend with a bag of your choice (BYOB) and save 20% off of all the gently used items that you can fit in the bag.  Bag can be any size and shape.  It is up to you.  Extra 20% off applies to our newly marked down, spring and summer items for a total of 50% off on those clearance items.  

**All Military and 1st Responders can shop a day early (May 25th) with a valid ID or badge.  

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DOLLAR DAY$ - STARTS ON JAN. 27TH

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$1 Clearance Sale - ALL LOCATIONS

LAST CHANCE.  Selectively marked clothing and accessory items will be $1.  Clearance toys and books will be 70% off.  Large toys and equipment will be priced as mareked.

CLEARANCE BLOWOUT EVENT! SAT. July 7th

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SAVE 50 - 70% OFF CLEARANCE APPAREL/SHOES

Join us Saturday, July 7th from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM for the year's deepest discounts.

Early Bird gets the savings this year!  We are doing this in reverse!  

Get ready to do your happy dance... ridiculous savings are happening this Saturday, July 7th 

9:00 - 12:00 = 70% off of specially marked clothing, shoe, accessory, toys and book items

12:01 - 4:00 = 60% off specially marked clothing, shoe, accessory, toys and book items

4:01 - 8:00 = 50% off specially marked clothing, shoe, accessory, toys and book items

Equipment and large toys - 30 - 50% off - look for the specially marked items the day of the sale!!! 

Shoes $12 and up are also 50% off - ALL DAY - your choice of items

 

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Once Upon A Child - San Antonio, TX

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NOW HIRING

APPLY IN PERSON

NOW HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

6945 BANDERA RD - NEXT TO PETER PIPER PIZZA

16646 SAN PEDRO AVE -  281 @ THOUSAND OAKS NEXT TO BIG LOTS

Full time and Part time positions available.

Sales Associate (both locations), Key Holder (SanPedro only)

Apply in person at any locations during these hours:

Monday - Saturday from 9am-8pm

Sunday 12pm-5pm

Thank you! Cannot wait to meet you!

**Application can be printed from the jobs page of this site. 

 Sell to Us!

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 gently used brand name clothes, shoes, toys, books, equipment, and furniture…just right for fast-growing babies, toddlers and youth.

Selling How To's:

1) Bring items lying flat in a hard sided container with a lid - no hangers or bags will be accepted. 

2) Freshly laundered please.  

3) Toys and Baby Gear - all pieces and parts, free of battery corrosion and no stains. 

4) Cribs - manufactured after June 2011, must be assembled at the store.

5) Items we cannot purchase:  car seats, bicycle helmets, undergarments and breast pumps

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, gently used kids’ stuff. Simply gather up your kids’ gently used stuff including: clothing, shoes, playards, changing tables, strollers, highchairs and toys and bring them to Once Upon A Child for payment on-the-spot for all items accepted.

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

Most Wanted Items

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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child Leon Valley

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6945 Bandera Road
Leon Valley, TX 78238
210.682.6822 - Map - Hours
Mon09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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Once Upon A Child San Antonio

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16646 San Pedro Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78232
210-490-6822 - Map - Hours
Mon09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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Once Upon A Child Universal City

135 Athenian Drive
Universal City, TX 78148
210-658-6822 - Map - Hours
Mon09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat09:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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