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Everything for your kids from Newborn to Youth 20. Toys, Equipment, Shoes and more!

Welcome to ONCE UPON A CHILD Citrus Heights!

fall and winter for lessFALL is here, and before you know it... WINTER!!!
Are your kids ready for colder weather?!
Come see our selection of denim, sweaters, long sleeves, sweats, hoodies, jackets, and more.
Save up to 70% off regular retail prices!

Starting Saturday, October 1st... ALL Halloween Costumes will be 30% OFF. All sales final on SALE merchandise.Starting Saturday, October 1st...
ALL Halloween Costumes will be 30% OFF.
All sales final on SALE merchandise.

It's no trick, sell your gently used kids' stuff to Once Upon A Child and treat your family to some fall fun!

we sell baby gear for lessWe have tons of baby gear, all at up to 70% off retail prices. We've got you covered for all your baby needs from apparel and accessories to toys, bouncy chairs, exersaucers, playards, strollers and more! Come check it out today!


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Thank you for visiting Once Upon A Child in Citrus Heights where we will provide a fun and convenient way to buy and sell new and gently used kids stuff, focusing on quality, safety and value. 

Store Hours
M – F 9:30 am to 8:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am to 8:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
we buy all seasons 

We buy all seasons, all year, all day, everyday!
No appointment necessary!

 We pay cash for all items on which we can make an offer.

Suggestions for Selling your gently used Kids Stuff:

  • Must be in Next to New condition
  • Current Styles (within 3 years)
  • Recently Washed & Completely Dry - right side out No: holes,stains,pilling, fading, pet hair,or wrinkles
  • Pair 2 piece outfits together (do not pin items)
  • Remove Hangers
  • Lay Flat in a Sturdy Container (will be returned to you) Preferred: Bin, Laundry Basket, or Box - to prevent wrinkling NO Plastic Bags, please.
  • Wipe down Toys & Equipment
  • Must be in Good Working order - with original parts/pieces
  • No Corrosion on Batteries

some items we DO NOT PURCHASE:

 Car Seats, Bike Helmets, Bedding, Socks, Underwear, Infant Hats, Breast Pumps, Bibs, Picture Frames, Formula, Recalled Items, anything Homemade or Altered

We ask that you get your items to us 1 hour before we close. This will allow us to finish what we've started, before we end the day.


If you have any questions about items we may or may not accept, feel free to give us a call at 916-725-2525.



Returns must be made within 7 days of purchase with tags attached and your receipt. After 7 days it is for exchange only. Items must be returned to the store where they were purchased.

We carry Baltic Amber teething necklaces,

Wubanub teethers, and bows, bows, bows!

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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child Citrus Heights

Gold Standard
7937 Greenback Lane
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
916-725-2525 - 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
Sun10:00 AM-05:00 PM
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