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Cute for Less

We buy and sell gently used kids' stuff - all seasons, every day! We pay on the spot for items accepted. No appointment necessary.

Welcome to Once Upon A Child Eden Prairie, MN



It's cold outside but we're bringing out our warm weather apparel 


Shop swimsuits, cover-ups, sandals, crocs, swim shoes and more!

We've been buying all year - the selection is huge!




We Need Shoes!

Sell us the gently used shoes your kids no longer wear - we buy all seasons shoes, sneakers, crocs, sandals, dress shoes, and more!  We pay ca$h on the spot - all day, everyday!



Everyday Low Price on Bodysuits (onesies)

10 for $10!


Selling is as easy as 1-2-3:

1.  Bring in your items.  No appointment necessary.  We buy everyday up until 1 hour before closing time - or as time allows! 

2.  We'll review your items and select those that meet our condition and safety standards.  

3.  We will offer you payment on the spot for all items accepted!

Never sold before?

Watch the video below for helpful hints!


  • Selling your gently used kids’ stuff is easy and convenient. Here are some guidelines to follow when bringing in your items to sell:
  • Be sure your apparel items are freshly laundered and in good condition - no stains, fading, or excessive wear.
  • It's important that the items are from a smoke free environment.  
  • Equipment and toys must meet current safety standards. Toys, equipment and furniture must include all parts, be clean and in good working condition.
  • In order for us to offer the latest and greatest in styles and value prices, clothing and accessories must be purchased within the last THREE years.
  • 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.
  • Please be prepared to show your ID when selling your gently used items.
  • 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!
  • It's always a good idea to call us ahead of time to find out about what our most wanted items are.


Make some cash for the gear that your child has outgrown!

If you have swings, walkers, entertainers and other gear that your family is no longer using we will pay you cash on the spot today!  Of course it has to be clean, from a smoke free environment and have all of its critical pieces!  We'll evaluate it to make sure it is safe for the next child and pay you cash on the spot!


Clean out the toy room (or any room) and get $$$ for toys!
We pay cash for kids stuff including toys, games, puzzles, books, dvd's and more!

We pay up to 50% on high demand items like.....

Tool benches
Table & Chairs
Toy Boxes
Barbie Houses



Don't store it - sell it!

We're always buying fun outdoor toys and gear!

Trikes and Bikes
Sand and Water Tables
Picnic Tables
Jogging Strollers and Bike Trailers!



Most Wanted Items

FT/PT Cashier positions available! If you are looking for a fast paced work environment with opportunity for advancement we want to talk with you! Already in retail? We have openings for Buyers, Managers, and Inventory Associates too! Send Resume to kkretail@usfamily.net attn:Dawn. Everyone will get a response!



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 Eden Prairie offers the perfect solution: the latest in gently used brand name clothes, shoes, 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, gently used kids’ stuff. Simply gather up your kids’ gently used stuff including: clothing, shoes, playards, changing tables, strollers, highchairs and toys and bring them to Once Upon A Child Eden Prairie for payment on-the-spot for all items accepted.

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

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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child Eden Prairie

582 Prairie Center Drive #235
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-941-3515 - 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-07:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-06:00 PM
Sun11:00 AM-05:00 PM
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