Pupils had wheelie good fun – by racing their hand made go-karts.
Youngsters at Darley Churchtown Primary School designed and built the fully working go-karts as part of a class project looking at toys.
The models were created from scrap wood, donated wheels and cardboard.
The children also used power tools – under their teacher’s supervision – to create the racing vehicles.
Next it was time to try out the go-karts – during a racing event at the Whitworth Park, in Darley Dale.
Teacher Libby Eaton said: “We have been doing a history topic on toys and the children decided they wanted to make their own go-karts.
“They have been fantastic – they work – and we raced them in the park.
“We will keep them for the children to use until they fall to pieces.”
Reception pupils also had a chance to create their own miniature models.
They used cardboard boxes to make go-karts for their teddy bears.