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Back to School for Less

Find gently used clothes, equipment, and toys at savings up to 70% off of retail!

Welcome to Once Upon a Child Anchorage, AK!



YES, it’s that time again, Back to School season!  At Once Upon A Child we want to reduce your parent STRESS. We have been restocking our store so you can SAVE and get great value from our HUGE inventory of the styles your kids want to wear for up to seventy percent less than new retail prices…. Every single day!  We have ALL Back to School sizes from Toddlers to Tweens.  Save Money, time and reduce the back to school stress at Once Upon A Child!

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Are you looking to sell your items to us?

No appointment is necessary! 


 Suggestions for selling your gently used kids stuff:

  • We have a first come first serve, same day process
  • Items must be in next to new condition
  • Current styles (within 3 years)
  • Recently washed & completely dry - right side out.  We will pass on items with: holes,stains,pilling,
    fading, or pet hair
  • Pair 2 piece outfits together (do not pin items)
  • Please remove hangers. The buy process is faster when there are no hangers on the items.
  • Lay flat or folded in a container. Preferred: Bin, Laundry Basket, or Box - the container will be
    returned to you provided it is picked up the same day it is dropped off.
  • Wipe down toys & equipment
  • Must be in good working order - with original parts/pieces
  • No corrosion on batteries
  • We do ask that you pick up any remaining items we can not purchase before closing time. We                 unfortunately do not donate left over items to chairty.

 Some items we DO NOT PURCHASE:

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

To ensure timeliness of our process, we ask that you get your items to us
1 hour before we close. All items brought in after this time will be processed
the next business day. 

Store Hours:
Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 6:00pm

If you have any questions about items we may or may not accept, feel free to give us a call at 907-562-8777.


Returns must be made within 7 days of purchase with tags attached and your receipt. After 7 days it is for exchange or store credit only. Clearance items are final sale and may not be returned.

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Once Upon A Child Anchorage

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1016 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99503
907-562-8777 - Map - Hours
Mon09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Tues09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Wed09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Thu09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Fri09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Sat09:00 AM-07:00 PM
Sun11:00 AM-06:00 PM
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