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Once Upon A Child Abbotsford buys and sells gently used kids' stuff. Save up to 70% less than mall prices!

Welcome to Once Upon A Child Abbotsford, BC

It's that time of year again! Got items in your garage that no longer get used? Bring them to Once Upon A Child Abbotsford and we'll pay you CASH on the spot for any items that we can accept!

Have questions about our process? Click here to find out more information about our buying process.

We buy items such as gently used clothing, toys, books, shoes, jackets, and so much more! Click here to get a better idea of what kind of items we're looking for.


We are stocking up on:



*Casual shoes

*Dress Shoes

*Dance shoes: tap, ballet

*Sports: Cleats, ice skates

*Boots: Snowboots, gum boots, cowboy boots!

No appointment necessary! We take up to size 7Y shoes. Get paid cash or use TRADE value on anything we are able to purchase from you.

Click here for more information about our buying process!



We Buy All Seasons, All Day, Everyday!

  • We will consider clothing for newborn to youth size 20 (tween)
  • No appointment necessary, we review items on a first come, first serve basis 
  • All apparel and shoes should be freshly laundered, free of staining and wear (floor ready)
  • All equipment and toy items must be in clean, working order, with all original safety straps, harnesses, etc. *We have batteries here to test items
  • We are looking for next to new, current styles approx. 5 years or newer
  • Brand labels with sizing must be visible and attached (should there be a recall - Health Canada requirement) 
  • All apparel should be brought in a bin, box, or tote (we find we are able to purchase more items this way as bags tend to wrinkle items easily)
  • We will pass on items that are stained, have excessive pilling, tears, pet hair or odour (such as smoke or strong food odours)
  • We make our decisions based on style (current trends) and demand (how well it sells and inventory levels)
  • Pricing in our store is determined in our computer by brand and condition
  • We pay cash, store credit or trade value (ask an associate for details) - you're not obligated to accept our offer
  • We request that you return within 24 hours of our initial text/phone call to you
  • Don't forget your photo ID - this is a Secondhand Goods Bylaw in the city of Abbotsford

We are Unable to Purchase the Following:

  • Higher end carriers like Ergo (unfortunately, these are heavily reproduced by other resources)
  • Bedding including sheets, pillows, crib/bedding sets
  • Room decor including lamps, laundry hampers
  • Furniture items like cribs, bed frames, dressers (we do review change tables, toddler beds and gliders)
  • Homemade clothing items, anything altered or missing manufacturer tags (Health Canada requirement)
  • Bottles, breast pumps, pacifiers, etc.
  • New or used diapers and undergarments (including cloth diapers)
  • Stuffed animals, magnets, inflatable toys, items we are unable to merchandise 
  • Car or booster seats of any kind 
  • Anything that has been recalled by Health Canada and/or been retrofitted



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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child Abbotsford

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2043 Abbotsford Way
Unit 3
Abbotsford, BC V2S 6Y5
604-744-2522 - Map - Hours
Mon10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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