Every parent knows kids can come with soooooo much stuff! It seems to accumulate from no where – birthdays, holidays, grandparents.
And sometimes it just gets to be too much. If that’s you, here are 97 kid things you can sell to make money.
Read on to find out how to turn your clutter into cash.
Turning Your Clutter Into Cash
If you’re at that point of needing to downsize kid stuff in your house, why not make some cash in the process?
In fact, this is the exact way I got started reselling (flipping thrift store finds for profit)! Little did I know it would turn into a profitable naptime business making me almost $20,000 last year alone!
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So Back To Kid Things You Can Sell For Money…
Oftentimes it’s so easy to overlook the things right in front of us. Clutter has a way of being present but sometimes forgotten about.
You may have items you can turn into cash today sitting in plain sight!
Here are 97 kid things you probably have sitting around your house that you can declutter and sell for money today!
Chances are you probably have some books sitting around your house. In our house, books seem to multiply on their own. Or, maybe your kids have outgrown some of them. Either way, you might as well de-clutter and make some cash in the process.
What kinds of kids books are worth selling?
1) Kids book series
2) Baby books
3) Parenting books
4) Home schooling books
Some tips for selling books:
- You can sell locally through Facebook marketplace, Facebook groups, OfferUp or other similar sites.
- If you sell online, be sure to ship through USPS Media Mail. It is by far the cheapest way to send books!
- You can easily look up how much you can get for your books by following these directions from Dollar Sprout.
- Considering bundling like items together.
Plush Toys & Dolls
Believe it or not, people actually buy pre-owned stuffed animals online! Some resellers make a full time living just on selling stuffed animals!
What happens when your kid loses his favorite stuffed animal that they don’t make anymore? Apparently you go online to find an identical replacement!
Here’s some types of plush toys that may be worth selling:
6) Cabbage Patch Kids Dolls
8) Vintage Or Unique Plush Toys
9) Ty Beanie Babies
11) American Girl Dolls
Here are some examples of used puppets sold on eBay:
Educational toys like blocks are always sought after, especially well-made, well-known brands.
Here’s some kinds of blocks that you can turn into cash:
15. Tegu magnetic blocks
17. Lincoln Logs
18. Wood blocks
20. Mega Bloks
Some tips for selling blocks:
- Blocks can be sold by the pound.
- Full sets usually sell for more than incomplete sets.
- Vintage or retired sets can sell for more than their original price.
- Unique pieces can sell for quite a bit individually.
Here are some recently sold blocks on eBay:
This list would be incomplete without including kids clothing. New clothing can be so expensive, that lots of parents only buy used clothing.
Here are a few ideas of what you can sell as far as clothing goes:
22. Snow gear
23. Vintage dresses
24. Nicer brands shirts/pants
25. Coats & Jackets
27. Christening clothing
28. Sports/athletic items
Athletic shorts and pants are popular around the beginning of sports seasons. I’ve also sold:
- protective football gear
- padded pants/shorts
- baseball pants
- soccer shinguards
- wrestling shoes
29. Halloween Costumes
30. Dance Costumes
31. Dance Shoes
Some tips for selling clothes:
- Gently used shoe brands like Stride Rite, Nike, See Kai Run sell well.
- Halloween costumes sell year around
- Sell nicer, high-end brands online. Basic brands can either be sold in lots online, or sold locally through Offer Up, Facebook Groups, Craigslist, etc.
If you used cloth diapers, you already saved a ton of money! But did you know you can now sell them?
Yes, there is a market for used cloth diapers! Not just diapers, but anything that goes along with them.
Why not earn back some of your money, help another parent out, and save the planet at the same time?
Here’s a complete list of cloth diaper items you can sell:
32. Cloth diapers
All-in-ones, pocket diapers, prefolds.
33. Diaper Covers
34. Inserts and prefolds
36. Diaper Pail
Here are a few sales of cloth diapers on eBay:
Any educational type toys are a good bet. We already covered blocks, but there are so many other things in this category.
Here’s a few ideas to get you started:
39. Logic Games
40. Shape sorters
41. Wooden toys
Best Toy Brands
Sometimes, it’s the brand name that is most important when it comes to selling.
Here are some of the best toy brands to sell used (excluding ones already mentioned, like Lego):
46. Calico Critters
47. Learning Resources
48. Thomas The Train Engine
49. Littlest Pet Shop
50. Polly Pockets
Here’s some examples of Playmobil sets sold on eBay:
Babies come with TONS of gear.
Here are some ideas for what you can sell:
*Be sure to check Consumer Product Safety Commission for recalls prior to selling. Recalled items should NOT be sold.
62. Swaddling Wraps
64. Crib Bedding
65. Nursery Decor
77. Changing Table
51. High Chairs
75. Food Grinders/Blenders
Items For Getting Out
55. Baby Carriers
59. Diaper Bags
71. Toddler Safety Harnesses
53. Activity Centers
60. Bumboo Seats
66. Vibrating Seats
67. Pack N Plays
68. Walkers/Push Toys
69. Ride On Toys
70. Safety Gates
72. Bath Tubs
73. Diaper Pails
79. Potty Seats
80. Toilet Sets
Electronics For Kids
Don’t forget about those unused electronic gadgets when you are decluttering.
Even if they are older, they may still be worth good money.
81. Leap Frog Leap Pad & Cartridges
83. Kid’s Fitness Tracker/Smart Watch
84. Kid Cameras
85. DVD’s/Blue rays
86. Gaming Systems
87. Gaming Cartridges
Here’s some tips for selling electronics:
- Bundle like items together.
- Depending on the item, broken items can be sold for parts.
- If selling online, do not refund items without having the item returned to you. Electronics tend to be more prone to fraud and this can deter anyone from trying to scam you.
Have any classic toys floating around?
These toys never go out of style. Declutter and turn them into cash today!
89. Light Bright
91. Jack In The Box
92. View Master
93. Rocking Horses
94. Matchbox Cars
95. Hot Wheels
96. Remote Control Cars
97. Train Sets
Places You Can Sell Kid Things
There are many options for places you can sell kid things.
A lot will depend on how big/heavy the items are as well as how much they are worth for resale value.
For example, something that isn’t worth very much and weighs a lot, you will probably want to sell locally.
Here are some ideas for places where you can sell kid things:
- eBay (8 Beginner Steps For Getting Started On eBay)
- Poshmark (How To Sell Fast On Poshmark)
- Offer Up
- Facebook Marketplace
- Local Facebook Buy/Sell Groups
- Local Consignment Shops
- Local Consignment events such as Just Between Friends (find a location near you)
- Garage Sale
Did you get some good ideas for what you can sell?
Chances are, your answer is yes! So start decluttering today and turn them into cash!
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