Here's some pictures of our version. I looked this up on Pinterest and the blogosphere is full of this project, so I'll save myself the work and let them explain all the little details.
Beaded Serving Spoon How To
I gave a small strand of the wire with a bead "tied off" at the bottom and they joined in on the fun. I can use their beads for Christmas ornaments or key chains for additional gifts.
Even the littlest hands like to move and sort.