Alice's Story

Alice from Play Makes Sense

Alice, a seasoned education professional with over 13 years of experience in both mainstream and SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) settings, is a co-founder of Play Makes Sense. The innovative small business is driven by a profound mission to empower busy educators and parents through the transformative medium of sensory play.

Alice, who achieved a PGCE from the Institute of Education in London, commenced her career as a Key Stage 2 teacher, subsequently assuming roles as a reception class teacher and Early Years Leader in an inner London primary school. Her wealth of expertise in the field laid a solid foundation for her eventual transition into entrepreneurship.

In 2020, Alice, alongside her co-founder Abbie, established Play Makes Sense. The venture has since become a beacon of success, having positively impacted thousands of parents and educators. Leveraging her comprehensive knowledge, Alice extends her influence through tailored training and workshops in phonics, mathematics, and play. Her reach extends throughout the Yorkshire area and beyond, demonstrating a commitment to the widespread dissemination of impactful educational practices.