ABC News has analyzed a range of educational software and found that most of the products are more suited for younger students than older ones.
The list includes video games, video-on-demand services and online learning apps.
Here’s a look at some of the most popular.
What are the best educational software options for kids these days?
The top apps for younger kids include: FreeTime, FreeTime Kids, and FreeTime Premium.
They’re designed for kids in grades 6 to 11 and can be downloaded for free or with parental permission.
But some kids need to pay to access them, like a child with special needs or those with limited computing power.
They offer some basic features like online learning, but some of their features are limited to older children and teens.
Some parents also like to see their children learning from video games.
These games are also free, but they come with limitations.
You can play with them on your iPad or phone or play on a computer or Mac.
FreeTime and Free Time Kids are available for children 6 to 10 and can also be purchased with parental consent.
These apps come with basic features, like online training and video-based learning.
Free Time is designed for children 5 to 12 and costs $2.99 per month for the first year.
It comes with a free copy of the iPad version of FreeTime Plus, a free iPad app and a free, Apple-certified iPad mini.
Free time can also include online video lessons, but the apps only offer one hour of online video training a week.
The iPad version is $19.99 for a year and $29.99 monthly for the full subscription.
The FreeTime premium is $7.99 a month and comes with two free iPads for every year you subscribe.
The price includes unlimited access to the iPad app.
FreeTimer, FreeTimer Kids, FreeTron, FreeTouch, and FamilyTime are free apps that come with a parental-approval code.
These are geared toward older kids.
They also offer some online video and video training, but many are only available in a couple of hours.
The apps offer basic features such as video lessons and video streaming.
FreeTricycle is a free app for older kids that comes with access to basic online video, but you can also use it with an iPhone or Android device.
It offers basic features and also has a few online video features.
FreeTrack is designed to be a simple way for kids to learn.
It includes a free iOS app and the ability to play video games on an iPad or Android tablet.
The app includes online training.
You’ll have to use an app to watch videos online.
FreeTouch is designed specifically for older children.
The kids-only app includes basic features including video lessons.
You have to pay for the app to use it.
Free Tron is a kids-oriented app for kids 5 to 8 that comes in three different versions: FreeTrack Plus, FreeTrack Kids and FreeTrait.
Each version comes with free access to online video.
FreeTrainer is designed especially for younger children.
Free Trainer Kids is available for younger and older kids, with a full subscription to the app.
The children-only version costs $1.99 and costs an additional $0.99.
FreeTrailer is a children-oriented video app for young kids.
It is available only for older teens and younger kids.
The Kids app costs $0, and the Kids Plus app costs an extra $0 to watch video online.
For younger kids, FreeTrailler Kids Plus is available at $0 a month for up to three children and $0 per month thereafter.
FreeVoice, FreeVoice Kids, FunVoice, and Kids Plus are kids-focused apps that have basic features but require you to pay a monthly subscription fee.
They are geared towards younger children and adults.
They come with the ability, for example, to watch online videos with a tablet or mobile device, but only if you have an iOS or Android phone.
FunVoice and KidsPlus Kids Plus come with unlimited online video access, but FunVoice Kids Plus costs an annual subscription fee of $5.99 to watch and listen to video.
FamilyTime is designed particularly for kids ages 4 to 12.
The family-focused Kids Plus Kids Plus cost $4.99 each month for one child and $7 per month after that.
FamilyChat is a parental consent-free app for parents.
The FamilyChat app is free, and it comes with online video recording.
Family Chat Kids Plus and Kids FreePlus are also apps designed specifically to be for younger parents.
FamilyCHAT Kids Plus, Kids Free Plus and FamilyChat Kids Plus can record video to your smartphone or tablet for use in Family Chat, which is an app that’s meant to help parents communicate with their children.
FamilyMe, FamilyMe Kids, FamilyChat Plus, Family Chat Plus Kids, Kids Plus Plus, and Friends Plus are all apps designed for parents of kids age 4 to 8.
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