Your Colorado Springs, CO Once Upon A Child

Each Once Upon A Child location is individually owned and operated by moms and dads like you, who understand money doesn't grow on trees.

Porscha and Steve Shideler decided to open a location in Colorado Springs when Porscha was pregnant with their daughter, Kailani.  While shopping for their daughter, Steve and Porscha saw the need in the community for a store that had great prices and selections for used kids items. This idea grew on them and they started looking into Once Upon A Child. When Porscha stepped into one for the first time, she knew that she had to bring a  Once Upon a Child to Colorado Springs.
 

Steve was born and raised in Colorado and graduated from University of Colorado with a Business Finance degree. Porscha grew up in Hawaii but moved to Colorado Springs in 1994, she has worked in retail and managing small businesses. They have 2 children, 1 niece and both parents here in the Springs.

 

Our customers want quality children's clothing and we're excited that we can offer discounts up to 70% off of original retail prices. We strive to offer a fun and convenient way to sell your gently used items. Whether you're buying or selling, we hope to make the process an enjoyable one. We offer payment on-the-spot for items we select that meet current style, safety and condition standards. We maintain high merchandise standards by thoroughly inspecting all toys and equipment for any safety recalls.

 

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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Sell. Buy. Repeat.

Sell us your gently used kids’ clothing, toys, shoes and baby gear for payment on the spot!

Shop our great selection of kids’ clothing, shoes, toys, and equipment and save big!

Keep coming back as your kids continue to grow. We are always buying, so our inventory is always changing.