Once Upon a Child
Locations: 1228 N. Main St., Crown Point; 1699 W. Morthland Drive, Valparaiso; 29 U.S. 41, Schererville
Phone: 219-663-6319 (Crown Point), 219-531-9000 (Valparaiso), 219-864-1976 (Schererville)
With thousands of square feet of gently used children’s clothing, toys and gear, Once Upon a Child has something to offer for everyone.
Carrying well-known brands such as OshKosh B’gosh, Graco, Melissa & Doug, Evenflo and Playskool, each store offers clothing and other children’s items for all seasons. Many stores provide additional merchandise for sale, from books and toys to baby gear such as monitors, bath accessories, bouncy seats, entertainers, strollers and highchairs.
Need baby furniture? Once Upon a Child also carries changing tables, bassinets, cribs, dressers and gliders.
If your children have outgrown their items, Once Upon a Child accepts many of the items above, providing you with cash—however, the company advises to call ahead of time to find out each store’s most wanted items.
This summer, check out the stores for swimwear, and don’t forget during Halloween, many carry costumes, saving families money year-round.
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