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

Using the clip as a stimulus, children could design a poster advertising a Roman toy. They could consider what features Roman parents and children would think important and how these are similar and different to our own. Use to further pupil's own research into the Romans.