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A Blizzard of Savings

Start off the year in style! Trade us your gently used items for the next size up or get cash on the spot!

Welcome to Once Upon A Child Lakeland, FL


We are stocking up!!! Bring us your gently used toys for cash on the spot!!!


Here in Florida we are worried about gigantic storms wiping us off the map, but the rest of the country is prepping for cooler weather. So if you are planning a trip up north soon, have out of town plans for the holidays, or you just think we are going to have a cold winter and you want to prepare, then this is for you. Hurry in for the best selection of winter coats, hats. gloves, and snow pants at up to 70% off retail prices. Our Coat Event begins Saturday September 23rd!


Sell us your gently used baby equipment for $$$ on the spot.

We are looking for walkers, swings, playards, bouncers, jumperoos, outdoor toys, cribs (manufactured after July of 2011), strollers, high chairs, bumbos and more. *All equipment must be clean, have all original parts and pieces, be in good working order and pass a safety inspection. Please call the store if you have any questions. Or click here for further details




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!






Attention Customers,  In an effort to deter the sale of stolen items to our stores, we will be requiring that customers who wish to sell to us present a photo identification starting MONDAY OCTOBER 5th, 2015. ID will be required both at the time of drop off and pickup up your items. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and we ask your patience and understanding in implementing this new policy. Should you have any questions regarding this new policy, feel free to contact Chris or Melissa at (863)858-6822. We are happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. 

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Once Upon A Child Lakeland

Gold Standard
4272 US Hwy 98 N
Lakeland, FL 33809
863-858-6822 - 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
Sun12:00 PM-06:00 PM
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