Modern toys, including scooters, yo-yos, marbles and skipping ropes, were around in Roman times. Roman children also used to have mini chariot races using dogs or goats to pull them along. No Roman toys have ever been found in Scotland. With thanks to the VRoma Project.

First broadcast:
14 November 2008

This clip is useful as a stimulus to consider and discuss why Roman children are considered to be the first period of time when children were able to play and had toys. Use to further pupil's own research into the Romans.