Posted February 17, The most common article of clothing for Romans, children and adults included, was a knee-length tunic which was more or less same for adults and children. It was made out of wood or metal and sometimes had bells on it. But wow, Nephele, did they really marry at the age of Several authors and poets make mention of monkeys and the mischief they caused. Children played various games or with their toys in the afternoon and evening.
In ancient Rome, the pater familias was the uncontested head of the household.
Ancient Roman Children's Games
Oh come on Neph, what do all young ladies do at that age? Girls were expected to remain virgins until they got married. She's very sad about that. I guess that's the point. Girls, on the other hand, played with dolls which could easily be made at home. They had a variety of games using dice, knucklebones, and stone pieces. I couldn't find my original source, but I did find this Google Books preview.