Shape poetry, or concrete poetry, develops the physical form of the words on paper. So, a poem about the stars would take the shape of a star (or stars). While the words, writing style, and literary devices impact the meaning of the poem, the physical shape of the poem is also of significance.
Combining content and form creates a powerful effect in the field of poetry. Let's enjoy a few examples of shape poems for kids. Then, we'll walk through the steps to help your child or student create a shape poem of their own.