California Nouns: People, Places, and Things
One surefire way to feel small is to hang out next to California's two species of extra large trees: Redwoods and Giant Sequoias. Closely related, these two trees are a bit different; Redwoods grow taller, but Giant Sequoias grow wider.
While visiting Redwoods or Sequoia National Parks is fun for the whole family, you and your little one don’t have to travel too far from Southern California to check out these giants. Both types of trees can be found in local parks and arboretums, including Griffith Park (Redwoods) and Heaps Peak Arboretum (Giant Sequoias). Before you head out to the forest, check out these picture books to learn more about these amazing giants.