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Kids' Stuff for Less

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

Come save with us at ONCE UPON A CHILD Oceanside!


The power has gone out in our shopping center (Tue 8/14).  We are closed until the power comes back on.  We're sorry for the inconvenience.


Bounce Back Coupon

Spend $75 in August and get a $20 coupon for September

*$75 must be spent in a single purchase August 1-31, 2018 to receive Back to School Bounce Back Coupon. Coupon valid only for redemption one per customer per day on a purchase of $50 or more September 1-30, 2018. Coupon must be stapled to the original receipt to be eligible for redemption. Not combinable with any other offers, discounts or promotions. Not valid on previous purchases or the purchase of gift cards. Back to School Bounce Back Coupon is not legal tender and has no cash value. Additional restrictions may apply. See store for details.

five star

TEXT OUACOSDE to 578-277 to join!

*Store will honor Customer Appreciation Cards until further notice. Customer may transfer any remaining rewards points to a qualifying FiveStars Account. Restrictions may apply. See store for details.

Most Wanted Items


Our store no longer accepts nursing/maternity pillowspotty chairscar seat/high chair covers, hanging hampers, hanging organizers, neck pillows unless they're new with packaging and tags attached. We apologize for the inconvenience.

now hiring!

Welcome to Once Upon a Child, Oceanside

Once Upon a Child was founded by parents like you, who understand money doesn't grow on trees. Our store buys gently used kids stuff for cash on the spot and then sells those items for up to 70% off retail prices.


Mon-Sat    9:30am-8:00pm
Sunday    10am-5:00pm

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Once Upon A Child Oceanside

Gold Standard

2401-H Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
760-722-7896 - 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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