Discuss the role and impact of play in child development

Discuss the role and impact of play in child development

N.B. If you do not answer the question properly and if you do not adhere to the references provided, I will not be accepting the essay. Also, if I check it and see it’s plagiarised I will also not be accepting it. Please use following references: An Introduction to Developmental Psychology (Slater & Bremmer, 2003; & Slater & Bremmer, 2017). Lillard, A. S., Lerner, M. D., Hopkins, E. J., Dore, R. A., Smith, E. D., & Palmquist, C. M. (2013). The impact of pretend play on children’s development: A review of the evidence Pellegrini, A. D. (2013). Play. In Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology, pp. 276-299