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Caterpillar Kids is the premier second-hand children's resale store in North County based out of Vista and servicing neighboring communities; Oceanside, Carlsbad, San Marcos and Escondido.   We provide families with the opportunity to buy or sell gently used clothing and accessories at value prices in a charming retail environment.

Need a stroller, swing, jumper, toys or clothing?
 
You've come to the right place!  Why pay full price when you can buy it for a fraction of the price at Caterpillar kids!
 
Got resale worries?  Shop with confidence! All items are checked for recalls, thoroughly cleaned and undergo a quality care inspection!
 
We are proud of our commitment to provide quality pre-loved items and strive to ensure each item for sale meets our high quality standards.
Selling Items?
 
Selling at Caterpillar kids is simple and hassle-free!   
 
Buyers are available MONDAYS, TUESDAYS, FRIDAYS, & SATURDAYS from 10am-4pm* to view items.   

ITEMS NEED TO BE IN A BIN/BOX, LAUNDRY BASKET, TOTE, OR REUSABLE BAG.  WE DO NOT ACCEPT ITEMS IN PLASTIC/PAPER BAGS.  

We are NOT currently buying: 
     Car Seats, Breast Pumps, Cribs, Crib Mattresses, Crib Bed Sets, Dance Recital Costumes, Helmets, Baby Carriers (Ergo 360s, Mobys & Tulas are the exception), Bath Tubs & Inserts, Bikes (Tricycles ok), Changing Tables,  Car Tracks, Maternity Clothes, Activity Tables,  Bouncers (with the exception of the Baby Bjorn), Single Strollers (Joggers ok),  Diaper Bags, Babyfood Makers, Rock-n-Play Sleepers (Only the self rocking style are accepted), Stuffed Animals
Girls Clothes: NB-6M, 10Y, 12Y
Boys Clothes: NB-6M, 10Y, 12Y
 
How Much Will You Receive?

Baby Gear = 50%* of what we will sell the item for. (Ex: strollers, large highchairs, Jumperoos)

Toys = 33%* of what we will sell the item for.

Clothes = Varies on brand and condition

STORE CREDIT GETS YOU 15% MORE FOR YOUR ITEMS!

*Percentages are an estimation, actual percentages will be determined by Quality, Inventory, and Demand.


​​ MOST WANTED:
Double Strollers, Swim Wear 3T+, Water Tables, Outdoor Play Sets, Crib Mobiles, Dance Shoes (Tap, Ballet, Jazz), Leotards (Dance, Gymnastics), Baby Corrals, Sit in Walkers, Hot Wheels Cars, Snap & Go Strollers,
 Bassinets, Booster Seat (Highchair Style), Bumbos & Bumbo Trays, Puppets.
Girls Clothes (Like New): Preemie, 9M, 12M, 18M, 3T-7 
Boys Clothes (Like New): Preemie, 9M, 2T, 5T-7


Announcements

  1. Spending Quality Time with your little ones..
    1. Go on a Walk 2. In the summer enjoy the beach or a picnic in the park. 3. Have meals together 4. Be Positive and Encouraging 5. Cook or Bake together 6. Enjoy the moment 7. Say I Love you...
  2. Customer Appreciation!
    Pick up a Caterpillar Kids Customer Appreciation Card in our store. Receive a stamp for every $10 spent in the store. Fill all 20 spaces to receive a 20% off discount.
  3. Be FIT! Get ACTIVE!
    I9sports.com Youth Sports leagues: soccer, flag football, basketball and t-ball Ages 3-15 "Helping Kids Succeed In Life Through Sports" use promo code: CATER5 for $5.00 Off registration
  4. Be Creative
    Check out: www.sandiegofamily.com for Weekly Activities and Monthly Events
  5. Military Appreciation
    We appreciate those who serve our country. Show us your active military ID and receive 10% off your purchase
  6. RETURN POLICY
    Toys & Gear 3 Days, Clothes & Shoes 7 days. All returns must have original receipt and tags attached. Clothes, shoes, maternity, baby gear, including furniture, electronics and toys must be in sellable condition. Holiday, Clearance & Sale items are all final sale.