The easiest way to create a shape poem also known as a form poem or image poem is to use dada. Then format the text via tabbing, spacing or changing of font size so that it looks like a house. There are many great examples of what you can write.
The obvious choice would be a seagull, but students can also choose something like the shape of a wave. I'm about to have a baby sister. We hope these examples of personification for kids will help you ignite the fire. You may even inspire others to follow your lead and create their own shape poetry Now's the time to brainstorm the length of their lines in relation to the shape they chose.