Alice Sharp on How to Inspire and Improve Practice

In this interview, Alice Sharp shares how to spark creativity in staff and children through everyday items and exposure to diverse perspectives. Let the team's imagination transform common materials. Tune into child interests to capture imagination. Invest in Early Years staff to uplift children.
· May 31, 2024

Alice Sharp is nationally and internationally recognised for using a dynamic and innovative approach to children and their play, Alice draws on her 30 years of practice – and an experiential approach – in her role as an early childhood influencer, keynote speaker, mum and writer.

With her ‘Adventures with Alice’, she believes that Early Years Educators change the world, one small step at a time. Her training encourages rich, experiential professional and personal development for all Early Childhood teachers, staff, children’s carers, and educators.

In this interview, Alice discusses how to inspire and improve the practice of staff, and in particular, how to find their natural creativity and innovation. She explains how exposure to different people, cultures and languages can help people become more creative.

Alice also talks about how staff teams can come up with innovative ways to play and use resources, including looking at everyday items and then thinking of creative ways to use them – with spoons being an obvious example!


Alice’s Under Three’s Masterclass can currently be purchased together for £320 (+ VAT) or individually for £50 (+ VAT).

There is also a *NEW* Enriching Play for Under Three’s Handbook and the new glow worms book Down in the Forest.

All are available to buy on the website right now:

Find out more about all of Alice’s online training here:

This episode is exclusively available for Early Years TV Premium members.

Not a Premium member?

Find out more about EYTV Premium here

EYTV Premium gives you instant access to all 300+ of our amazing videos with a free Professional Development Certificate for every interview you watch.

And at just £12.50 per month It really is the very best value high quality professional development you can get!

Open Registration

Episode Includes

  • Episode Certificate