Kindergartners Get New Bikes Thanks To 5th Graders

LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4)– Some kindergartners got new bicycles on Tuesday, thanks to the generosity of fifth graders and their teachers.

The students teamed up with their teachers at Summit View Elementary School to build the bicycles for students at Sedalia Elementary.

sedalia bikes rs raw 01 concatenated 150949 frame 212 Kindergartners Get New Bikes Thanks To 5th Graders

(credit: CBS)

Both schools are in the Douglas County School District.

On Tuesday, they finally got the chance to pay it forward.

sedalia bikes rs raw 01 concatenated 150949 frame 11144 Kindergartners Get New Bikes Thanks To 5th Graders

(credit: CBS)

“Then we created a really great partnership with them where our kids got to know their kids, all the time thinking it was a pen pal situation and then today was the surprise reveal!” said kindergarten teacher Kimberly Kirby.

sedalia bikes rs raw 01 concatenated 150949 frame 14799 Kindergartners Get New Bikes Thanks To 5th Graders

(credit: CBS)

The bicycle build was part of the Wish for Wheels non-profit organization. The students raised more than $5,000 for the surprise.

sedalia bikes rs raw 01 concatenated 150949 frame 17342 Kindergartners Get New Bikes Thanks To 5th Graders

(credit: CBS)

sedalia bikes rs raw 01 concatenated 150949 frame 17758 Kindergartners Get New Bikes Thanks To 5th Graders

(credit: CBS)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

Weather App
Future Leaders
Together 4 Colorado

Watch & Listen LIVE