The children didn't have toys of their own to play with so they had to either make their own or play games that did not involve using any. Girls were not able to attend school unless they were Quakers. Boys were allowed to attend school no matter what the circumstance was.
Being that this country was founded under protestant religious rule, religion played a fundamental role in people's lives and women were the most affected. Women were, like in many other religions, confined to the home and to educating the children (biblical studies).
Religion played a large role in the lives of Native Americans. They believed that land was sacred and that spirits lives in everything all around them. :) Religion played a big role in Native Americans lives for example Native Americans tried to honor the spirits in their daily lives!