Paige and Paxton are going to Corner Pastries to order a cake for their dad’s birthday party. Corner Pastries is an amazing place with a mouth-watering selection of baked delights. But who knew that it’s also like a chemistry lab?
In this adventure, America’s favorite puzzle pieces discover that baking and chemistry are two sides of the same coin. Baking is combining different ingredients in different ways to create different types of treats.
Chemistry, on the other hand, is combining different ingredients in different ways to create everything. What’s more, all the “ingredients” are listed on a handy chart. Go figure. Tag along with Paige and Paxton as they “get in the elements” and learn about chemistry: the recipe for everything in the universe that takes up space.
Paige is a puzzle piece. She lives in Puzzleland with her mom, her dad and her younger brother, Paxton. In Puzzleland, all the puzzle pieces are different. But each puzzle piece has a perfect fit—something he or she loves to do. Paige is determined to find her perfect fit, too.
Travel with this adorable little puzzle piece on a journey of self-discovery in a special place called Puzzleland. Paige not only finds her passion but also discovers that science is a way to find answers to her questions about the world. This imaginative tale uses a childhood lens of curiosity to convey the basis of scientific inquiry and investigation: asking questions, observing the world and finding answers by trying different things.
Paige and Paxton and their Puzzleland cohorts provide the perfect vehicle to expand children’s horizons when it comes to who they are and what they can be when they grow up.
In the storybook, “Paige Finds Her Perfect Fit,” young readers discover that science is the way we find out how things work and why things are the way they are.
This companion workbook is designed to reinforce the science concepts presented in “Paige Finds Her Perfect Fit.” Adorable puzzle piece characters take students through activities that practice elementary skills such as numbers and counting, data analysis, and measurement, all while learning more about science and what scientists do!