Bunch'a perverts the lot of 'em.
The goddess is of course using "children" in the religious sense, not in reference to age or being her kids.
Although it was over in only a few pages in this case, sexy games is something I'd like to incorporate in future chapters. There's a lot of fun to be had with combining sex and competition (but perhaps less so in real life).
These simplistic eyes indicate background characters. I think it's a better approach than leaving them completely blank or giving them only a shadow under their eyebrows, both of which leave a pretty creepy impression.