marblesChildren liked to play ball games, and boys in particular liked playing with marbles, and a game called “knuckleboard”, which is similar to the modern game of “jacks”. Other pastimes included playing with kites and ball games.


Mosaic of girls at play from Villa del Casale, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy. 
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Mosaic showing girls at play

Girls had dolls made from wood, ivory or clay.