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Shipping & Returns


You will receive an emailed tracking number once your order ships.

We can ship to multiple addresses in one order. Shipping fees apply to each address.



USA (continental)

Flat Rate Standard (3-7 business days most orders)


$95 or more - FREE!
Under $95 - $8.95
Under $15 - $5.95


Exclusions: Extra shipping might apply to orders with 2 pounds or more of fiber, extra heavy or dimensional weight boxes or bulk discounted items. We will contact you.


Combined orders and orders with "add-ons" only pay the shipping fee on the initial order (unless subject to additional charges). Free shipping cannot be applied retroactively.

Invoiced purchase orders, orders received by mail and discounted AWSNA orders do not qualify for flat rate or free shipping.


RUSH (2-4 business days)


You will see an estimate at checkout. Your final charge will be a minimum of $13.95 or actual postage PLUS $5 for RUSH. We refund excess shipping paid or contact you for additional funds. Please be available to avoid delays.


RUSH orders submitted by 2 pm Pacific Time on a business day are guaranteed same day shipping. Delivery time is very reliable but not guaranteed. We use Priority Mail or UPS 3 Day Ground, whichever is less.


Overnight and 2-Day delivery are offered but costly. Please contact us for a quote by noon Pacific Time.

Outside Continental 

Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, APO/FPO (5-6 business days)


Orders ship by Priority Mail. The fee shown at checkout is an estimate. We refund excess shipping paid or contact you for additional funds. Your final charge is the greater of our Flat Rate or the actual postage/insurance cost + handling fee.


We are not staffed to calculate shipping in advance. Click here for the USPS shipping calculator. You will need to estimate the weight of your package.


Canada and International (usually 1-2 weeks*)


Orders ship by the U.S. Postal service. The fee shown at checkout is an estimate. We refund excess shipping paid or contact you for additional funds. Your final charge is the greater of our Flat Rate or the actual postage/insurance cost + handling fee.

Packages weighing 4 pounds or more ship by Priority Mail and could cost DOUBLE the estimate to ship.


We are not staffed to calculate shipping in advance. Click here for the USPS shipping calculator. You will need to estimate the weight of your package.


You are responsible for any customs, duty, taxes or brokerage fees charged by your country upon entrance. We cannot mark your package "Gift" or value the order at less than what you paid as that is illegal.


*Delivery time may be longer if delayed in customs. Please allow up to 4 weeks. For package information click on the tracking number link emailed upon shipment or contact your local postal service with that number.


Delivery not guaranteed to the following countries. Purchaser assumes FULL risk. We will not refund you if the package never arrives. List is subject to change.



Central America
Most African Countries (South Africa is guaranteed)

United Arab Emirates


Local pick-up

A great way for locals to get in on limited time offers! Order and prepay online. In the Ship To field, put a local address or our store address (214 Cedar St., Sandpoint, ID 83864) for sales tax purposes. Select "Local Pick-Up" for your delivery option and leave a note in the comments box letting us know when you'd like to to pick up your order. We'll email you to make arrangements. Scheduling may require up to 2 business days for in stock items. You can also order by phone during Customer Service hours.


We can only accommodate shoppers during "shopping hours" so if you pick up when we would normally be closed, we can hand you your package but cannot accept payment. Thank you for understanding.


Address requirements

If you have a PO Box, please enter both that and your complete physical address in the shipping address section to ensure delivery. Avoid delays and surcharges, by providing a correct and complete shipping address including apartment, suite, or floor number.

Address correction fee and reships

We must pass on to you any address correction costs, reships or return shipping costs resulting from an incorrect or incomplete shipping address. Our couriers will not call you if they are unable to deliver your package. They rely on you to stay on top of any irregularities. We recommend you track your package's progress via the information contained in your shipping confirmation email.

We do not refund shipping on cancelled returned orders. Your merchandise refund may be reduced by the actual shipping costs.

Gift order?

Please take time to verify the accuracy of the address and enter the information carefully to avoid address correction costs charged by our couriers.

Recycled shipping boxes and packing "peanuts"

Your order might come in a clean recycled box. If "packing peanuts" are in your order, please be assured we did not purchase them. We are recycling them. If you cannot reuse them you can call the Plastic Loose Fill Council Peanut Hotline toll-free at (800) 828-2214 for businesses in your area who recycle them or simply check with a local mailing store.


We stand behind our products and guarantee your satisfaction! If for any reason you are unhappy with your purchase you may return it within 30 days for a full refund (less any promotional discounts and shipping charges).

Please note, some items cannot be returned or are subject to a 15% restocking fee.

It is important you call or email if you have any questions about our products prior to placing your order . If color is critical, sample swatches of most felt, fabrics and yarn can be purchased.

Returns received between 30 and 90 days are issued store credit.

We are unable to reimburse or refund shipping costs unless we made an error or an item is defective or damaged in shipment.


Returns MUST be in new condition in their original packaging.

  • Pack the item with care to prevent damage in shipment, cushioning the corners of books, etc.
  • Include the original sales receipt and a note with the reason for your return.
  • Ship promptly to the address below via USPS, UPS or FedEx with tracking and insurance.

A Child's Dream, 214 Cedar St. Ste. A, Sandpoint, ID 83864



We cannot accept returns of sale items, opened or used items, CDs and wind instruments, merchandise that has absorbed smoke or odors or anything not in its original packaging or in resalable condition.

Restocking fee

Please order carefully and order color samples in advance if color is critical. A 15% restocking fee is charged on most felt (Holland, Premium, 3mm), all cut fabric, inner head tubing, weighed fiber, Eco Wool and doll making kits.

Any other questions?

 Please call us at (800) 359-2906 or email. We're here to help!