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Anchorage, AK Once Upon A Child Kids' Clothing Store

see how it worksAre 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. 
  • 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 or room decor, Formula, Recalled Items, anything Homemade or Altered

To ensure timeliness of our process, we do stop buying 1 hour before we close. 

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.

Each Once Upon A Child location is individually owned and operated by moms and dads like you, who understand money doesn’t grow on trees. We opened our doors in 1994 and have enjoyed it ever since.


Our customers want quality children’s clothing and we’re excited that we can offer discounts up to 70% off of original retail prices. We strive to offer a fun and convenient way to sell your gently used items. Whether you’re buying or selling, we would love to help you find what you’re looking for. We offer payment on-the-spot for items we select that meet current style, safety and condition standards. We maintain high merchandise standards by thoroughly inspecting all toys and equipment for any safety recalls.


We are located at 1016 W. Northern Lights Blvd, across from Northrim Bank and Spenard Roadhouse between Artic and Spenard. Questions, comments or concerns? Please feel free to send us a direct message on Facebook, call us or shoot us an email.

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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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