Pepper Poems

When you give something a name, the name can be a description or a prayer or a story.

People all over the world love pepper. There are 50,000 types of pepper. 

Peppers come in lots of different shapes sizes and colours.

In Islamic art, poems are often made into shapes.

Copyright Yassine Mrabet

When you draw a shape poem you can repeat the words to fill the shape.

Let us create some new pepper names! 

Draw the shape of your pepper.

How many different pepper shapes and names can you create?

Can you make your “pepper name” fit inside this shape?

What do these pepper names mean?

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