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Alice in the Wonderland Shape Poetry Writing Activity

Poems could be such a joy to write and they are one the quickest and easiest writing activities out there! Not everyone can write a 500 words story every day, but you can write a poem that is short like a haiku or a Clerihew poem. Today we chose to glance at probably one of the most creative forms of poetry, shape poems! And because today can also be Lewis Carroll’s birthday we chose to take inspiration from Alice when you look at the Wonderland. So, carry on reading if you want to learn the guidelines of shape poetry in order to find a few examples of Alice within the Wonderland shape poetry!

Shape Poetry Tips

Before we begin with the Alice in the Wonderland shape poetry activity, check out strategies for writing shape poems:

  1. Before jumping in, the thing that is first have to do is decide on the model of your poem and theme. For example, if you are writing a poem about vampires, you almost certainly may wish to use a bat because the form of your poem.
  2. Don’t over-complicate shadows and details to your shape. Ensure that it stays simple, only use outlines and basic shapes (you will see a few examples below relating to Alice in the Wonderland).
  3. Plan your poem out before writing it into the shape. You can make use of a piece that is separate of paper to work on this. If you are ready, you can then write it in a shape format.
  4. Using a pencil, lightly outline or draw your shape onto your paper. Then write your words matching the outline. This can provide a guideline that is neat your poetry.

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Now we realize the guidelines associated with the game, let’s begin the activity! Using Alice when you look at the Wonderland (books or movies) as a supply of inspiration, are you able to write a shape poem using the objects that are following?

  • Teacup
  • Cat
  • Clock
  • Rabbit
  • Hat
  • Now think about your very own shape.

You will get points so you can get the following correct:

  • Following the model of the thing in your poem.
  • Using words connecting to the form of your poem.
  • Using ideas and details relating to the Alice within the Wonderland story.
  • Using descriptive or emotional words that create a picture in your readers head.

That you need to use as a guideline if you need some inspiration or ideas here are some types of Alice into the Wonderland shape poems

Teacup shape poem

Tea Party into the woods that are murky.
Creatures from all over are invited.
Wear your hat that is best and bring your favourite dessert.
Hooray!
There’s loads of tea for all, rabbit, mat hatter…
And even those birds that are little.
So, come and join us for a great time.

Chesire cat shape poem

Chesire cat with a grin how big the moon.
Watching my every move.
One minute you’re here.
The second your gone.
Please, come back once I really need you!
I love your tail that is bushy and wide eyes.
Are you my imagination or real?
i am hoping to learn!

Clock shape poem

Time ticking away. Tick tock, tick tock.
Cant go back.
Don’t wish to move forward.
I’ll just jump down a hole.
Enter a whole world that is new.
Where cats talk and rabbits wear clothes.
But don’t eat the cake!
as soon as I come back.
I’ll be whole!

Rabbit shape poem

Go run little rabbit, run!
Time is running out!
Save wonderland.
Watch out for the beasts that lurk in the woods.
And don’t allow the hatter that is mad you.
Find Alice before it is too late!
Now go RUN!

Mad Hatter’s hat shape poem

Hats of so colours that are many sizes and shapes.
Have your ever deen a group so big and bold?
i enjoy them all!
Hats for virtually any occasion…
Winter, summer and also Halloween!
But what type today?

Now it is your turn! We might like to see your Alice into the Wonderland shape poems! You can easily share all of them with us either utilizing the comments below or on social media#imagineforest that is using. In the meantime, why not check out our other fun writing activities for kids and prompts that are writing.

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