Paige & Paxton Make-a-thons are intentionally crafted events where children as young as 4 years old test their mettle in Science, Engineering, Technology and Math  (STEM)   challenges based on characters and storylines from the Paige & Paxton book series.

STEM challenges are led by local scientists, engineers,  technologists and mathematicians who guide students through problem solving, scientific thinking and engineering design.

Until Paige & Paxton, make-a-thons and maker faires typically consisted of adult professionals across an array of technical and artistic industries. Paige & Paxton has reversed engineered and perfected the model for elementary school children.

WHAT HAPPENS AT A  PAIGE &  PAXTON STEM MAKE-A-THON?

Make-a-thons infuse STEM into communities, by generating excitement and appreciation of early elementary STEM  among the participating families and increasing their awareness of non-traditional career pathways.

"They had a blast and walked out of there EXCITED about the WORLD they’re going to help create! And of course THANKS to everyone at Paige & Paxton for making something so wondrous beyond words."

Jeff Taylor
MDS Director at Glencrest Nursing & Rehabilitation
Chicago, IL

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Paige & Paxton STEM  Events for Mini Innovators

The Washington Post
In  The Washington Post:
 "Kindergarten students get an introduction to engineering."
"Planting the Seeds of Curiousity" 
A STEM Make-a-thon on Botany 

Inside a Paige & Paxton STEM Make-a-thon

"Pretty Smart: All Girl STEM Make-a-thon" 
Civil Engineering 
"Itsy Bitsy Science" 
A   STEM Make-a-thon on Microbiology 
The Washington Post
In the   Chicago Tribune 
"Paige & Paxton builds path for next generation of STEM leaders"

Upcoming STEM  Events

Paige & Paxton Make-a-thon Simple Machines
Paige & Paxton Make-a-thon Simple Machines
Paige & Paxton Make-a-thon Simple Machines
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Kids:
Change Their Trajectory

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Parents:
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STEM Professionals: Best & Brightest 

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Sponsorship Opportunities:
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  • Launched 10 make-a-thons in 4  cities: New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., and St. Louis

  • Impacted 500+ kids and their families

  • Engaged over 200  scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians as volunteers

  • Sponsors include Northwestern University, the Girl Scouts of America, the global ed-tech company General Assembly, and the tech entrepreneurial hub Blue1647
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Paige & Paxton Make-a-thons are intentionally crafted events where children, as young as 4 years old, test their mettle in Science, Engineering, Technology, and Math  (STEM)   challenges based on characters and storylines from the Paige & Paxton book series.

STEM challenges are led by local scientists, engineers,  technologists, and mathematicians who guide students through problem-solving, scientific thinking and engineering design.

Until Paige & Paxton, make-a-thons and maker faires typically consisted of adult professionals across an array of technical and artistic industries. Paige & Paxton has reversed engineered and perfected the model for elementary school children.

WHAT HAPPENS AT A  PAIGE &  PAXTON STEM MAKE-A-THON?
QUICK FACTS: 
Paige & Paxton Make-a-thon Simple Machines
Paige & Paxton Make-a-thon Simple Machines
Paige & Paxton Make-a-thon Simple Machines
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Upcoming STEM  Events

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program ,   volunteer  and   sponsorship  opportunities in your area.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm  |  Chicago, IL 

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Planting the Seeds of Curiosity: A STEM Make-a-thon on Botany

Join Paige & Paxton as we explore the science of botany and how plants are the key to life on earth. 

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10:00 am to 12:00 pm  |  Chicago, IL 

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Planting the Seeds of Curiosity:
A STEM Make-a-thon on Botany

Join Paige & Paxton as we explore the science of botany and how plants are the key to life on earth. 

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