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Kids' Stuff for Less

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

Welcome to ONCE UPON a CHILD Des Moines, IA

back to school for lessWe're filling up the racks with Back to School styles! Bring in your gently used apparel and accessories and we will give you CASH on the spot for all items accepted.

tax free shopping

Stocking up for all your Back to School needs and save even more during our TAX FREE Weekend Event August 5th & 6th ONLY!

we buy and sell dance wearPretty pirouettes, twinkle toes and tutu turns!
We BUY and SELL dance wear, so stop by and outfit your aspiring ballet dancer or earn back some of the money you spent on lessons by selling to us at Once Upon A Child - Des Moines!

To kids, anything is possible. Once Upon A Child has everything they need to dream big at up to 70% less than regular retail pricing, helping you fuel their imagination for less.

we sell baby gearWe sell kids' high quality used equipment at up to 70% off retail. We sell high chairs, entertainers, play yards, bouncers, swings and more! The items that we buy and sell are next to new, good quality, clean and have been checked for safety standards.

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Once Upon A Child Urbandale

10465 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50322
515-222-0774 - 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-06:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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