Originally Posted by gregs887
Many feature phones (dumbphones) now have Facebook apps, games, and limited web access. With a feature phone it will be easier to control what kind of content makes it on to the the phone. Many of these phones even look like smartphones now. These will also be cheaper, as kids aren't always careful with their toys.
I think that Android phones are much too open for what you are trying to do. Go into a store and check out some feature phones.
thanks for the advice, i have not even heard of a feature phone i shall need to look into these. I have seen paid parental apps but they are costly for a years subscription.