Cash for 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.

Once Upon A Child Colorado Springs

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Store Information


Sizes: We go all the way from preemie to size 18 in girls and 18/20 in boys 

Selling to Us: For more information on the process for selling to us please review the How It Works page. 

Store Location: 6946 N. Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80918.  We are located in the King Soopers shopping center on Woodmen & Academy next to Hobby Lobby. 

Hours of Operation:  Monday - Saturday: 09:00AM - 08:00PM
Sunday: 12:00PM - 06:00PM

Payments Accepted:  Cash, Credit Cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express) , and Store Gift Cards.    We do NOT accept checks.

Selling Tips

  • In order for us to offer the latest and greatest in styles at value prices, clothing and accessories must be purchased within the last five years.

  • Equipment and toys must meet current safety standards and include all parts. Not sure if your item qualifies? Bring it in and we’ll check it out!

  • Check out our what we buy page to see what types of items we buy and sell, we know we buy items you have not even thought of!

  • Be sure your apparel items are freshly laundered and in good condition – no stains, fading, or excessive wear.

  • Clean toys and equipment sell best.

  • It is most efficient for us to review items folded neatly or laid flat in a box, bin or tote. Please, no hangers or garbage bags.

  • It’s always a good idea to call us to find out about what we buy.   



Why Sell to Us?

We know moms are busier than ever and that is why we created a hassle free way to recycle your gently used kids items!  We are not your typical consignment store, and here are just a couple of reasons moms love us:


  • We pay you CASH on the spot for your gently used kids items! 
  • We buy all seasons, all day, all year!
  • There is absolutely no appointment necessary!
  • We work on a first come, first serve basis!


So 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.

We are not your average consignment store, there is no appointment necessary, and we pay cash on the spot!

Come see why we have become the one-stop shopping and selling experience for moms all over Southern Colorado!

Why Shop With 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 new and gently used brand name clothes, toys, books, equipment, and furniture at up to 70% of retail prices…just right for fast-growing babies, toddlers and youth.


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

Stay Up to Date 


From sales, to clearance blowouts, to store events, to online contests, and even facebook give-aways, we almost ALWAYS have something fun going on! 


Here are some great ways to stay up to date and ensure you don't miss out on great deals or free stuff!:



Most Wanted Items


1) High Chairs

2) Sleepwear
3) Dancewear

4) Pack n Plays
5) Coats



The Perfect Gift


Looking for a great baby shower or stocking stuffer gift?

Once Upon A Child gift cards make the best gifts for any occassion! 


Our Locations

Once Upon A Child Colorado Springs

6946 North Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
719-599-5966 - 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-06:00 PM
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