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Spring is coming and we want to pay you cash for your gently used kids stuff!!!

Welcome to Once Upon A Child Lakeland, FL

President's Day is a great day to shop and we are making the deal even sweeter with double stamps on all purchases!


Beach season is back! We have you covered with the best selection of gently used swimwear at up to 70% off retail!

Come on by Saturday, February 17th for the best selection of Spring Dresswear at unbeatable prices!


We pay cash on the spot for your gently used kids stuff, all day every day, and all seasons all year long!

We are now on Instagram! Come follow us at OnceUponAChild_Lakeland for the best way to know about the hottest  items and best deals to come through the store. #onceuponachild_lakeland


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


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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