What We Buy

We're selective

because you are, too.

What We Don't

Approachable yet curated.

A seasonal resale boutique.

 

What We Buy

2 shopping bags of SEASONAL goods only, please. 

 

Buying Days & Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, until 5:00 pm

Saturdays until 4:30 pm

IN GENERAL

Seasonally appropriate name brand, new or nearly-new, freshly laundered, selling-floor ready kid's clothing size newborn-12, toys, books, room accessories and gear. All product must be clean, tidy and look nearly-new. We also buy, sell and trade new items at value-driven prices.

BRANDS WE CURRENTLY TAKE: Children's Place, Gymboree, Gap, Janie & Jack, Polo, Ralph Lauren, etc.

CLOTHES, SHOES, ACCESSORIES

Seasonally appropriate, moderate to better boutique & designer brands (think Gymboree, Gap, Janie & Jack, etc) casual items & special occasion clothing, items with a unique flair, costumes, dance wear, shoes & boots, coats & jackets, cold weather gear, swim suits/coverups & swim accessories and bathrobes; accessories including belts, hats, sunglasses, gloves, scarves, purses, backpacks.  

TOYS

Name brand, functional (MUST have working batteries) current & trendy toys including but not limited to baby toys, wood toys, STEAM toys, games, card games, flash cards, floor puzzles, peg puzzles, 3D puzzles, sound puzzles, wooden puzzles, cardboard jigsaw puzzles, complete lego sets put together with all parts and instruction manuels, arts and craft kits with all parts, electronics at Manager's discretion.

BOOKS

Nearly-new condition board books, early chapter books, hardback & paperback books suitable for children through 3rd grade.

BABY GEAR

New bibs, new baby bottles with nipples, new cups, new plates, new utensils, new placemats, pacifier clips, baby carriers, carrier covers, wraps, slings, backpacks, diaper bags, breastfeeding covers, stroller & car seat covers,  jumpers*, activity mats*, gliders*, swings* & rockers*

*We request you contact us to check if we have space before bringing *large items in.

BABY EQUIPMENT

Booster seats, bumbos, activity seats, step stools, bed rails*, safety gates*, safety accessories, car accessories (sunshades, seat protector...).  *We request you contact us before bringing in *large items.

HEAVY GEAR

Nearly-new, less than 3-5 year old, strollers*, umbrella strollers, snap n'go's*, pull-wagons*, ride alongs*, push cars*, scooters*, tricycles*, bicycles*, balance bikes*. *We request you contact us before bringing in *these large items.

ROOM ACCESSORIES

Changing table organizers, clean foam flooring with all pieces, baskets & storage, storage carts* & toy boxes*, hampers*, hooks & coat racks*.  *We request you contact us before bringing *large items in.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT

Seasonally appropriate roller skates*, ice skates*, lawn games*, kites, beach items*,  balls.  *We request you contact us before bringing in *these items.

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What We Don't

IN GENERAL

We consider ourselves an approachable, curated boutique.  We only buy seasonally appropriate items, and we want to offer you, the buyer, great quality items at value-driven prices. We do not purchase out of style items, items older than 3-5 years, value brands, well-worn, pilled or torn clothing, items missing buttons or parts, wrinkled clothing, clothing with an odor (smoke, musty, etc.), dirty items, broken items, items missing parts or items that are not immediately selling floor ready.  Items not appropriate for newborn-size 12 children will also not be purchased from the public.

BRANDS WE CURRENTLY DO NOT TAKE:  Carters, Oshkosh, Old Navy, Cat & Jack, xhilaration, Cherokee, Jumping Beans, Circo, Faded Glory, C9, Koala Baby, Koala Kids, Arizona, Small Wonder, Wonderkids, French Toast & other value brands from Walmart, K-mart, Target, Sears, etc.  Value brands already have low retails so as a reseller it’s difficult to offer a great value

We also do not buy used children's accessories: jewelry & hair accessories, suspenders, ties & bow ties - check out the variety of NEW styles we carry

 

CLOTHING, SHOES, ACCESSORIES

Undergarments, socks, pajamas, used tights, monogrammed or personalized items, items with missing brand or size, items with holes, missing buttons, broken zippers, stains, pills, items with pet hair, any odor (including smoke) or generally worn-looking clothing

TOYS

Non-working toys, toys/games/puzzles with missing pieces or parts, stuffed animals without original tags, VHS tapes, DVD's & CD's, video games & consoles, computer games for any operating system, sports trading cards

BOOKS

Personalized, worn, tattered, drawn on or books with missing pages or inappropriate content and comic books.

BABY EQUIPMENT & FURNITURE

Children's furniture: cribs, toddler beds, changing tables, dressers, furniture items*, bedding & bumpers, bedroom sets, car seats***, car seat adapters***, car booster seats***, high chairs, any recalled products.  ***Our donation partners can take these items.

BABY GEAR OR NURSING ITEMS

Opened baby care products, used wash clothes, squirting bath toys, used bath accessories, food processing equipment, maternity gear, used breast pumps, used nipple covers, used nursing pads, used teethers, used pacifiers.  

SPORTS EQUIPMENT

Safety helmets, oversized sports equipment

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29 Elm Street, Tuckahoe, NY 10707

Corner of Elm St. & Yonkers Ave

914 346 5148

M-F 9:30 am-5:30 pm 

Saturday 9:30-5:00 pm

Sunday Closed

Check our Calendar & FB page for play cafe availability.

Play cafe area is closed if Play Academy is booked, during private events and parties.