Hi there, brittanyfromperrysville86!
Thanks for reaching out to the Apple Support Communities! It sounds like you are having an issue creating an Apple ID due to an error message about too many free accounts and I am happy to help out! Please take a look at this thread from the Apple Support Communities about the maximum number of free accounts have been a…. Specifically, check out the reply from Demo that has been Apple recommended and this information in particular:
You can create another iCloud account on another iOS device or on a Mac and then use that account on the phone.
Keep in mind you can use any computer, not just a Mac.
Have a great day!