A wooden spoon is a spoon made of wood typically used in cooking.
A wooden spoon is also a classic implement for domestic spanking and for BDSM scenes that have a domestic flavor, especially one set in the kitchen. It serves as a form of light paddle. Note that a wooden spoon can be actually more painful than a other light paddles because the impact is concentrated on a smaller surface.
Wooden "spoons" designed for spanking
There are also implements designed for spanking in the basic shape of a wooden spoon, which are not intended to be used for cooking. An example of such an implement, with a long handle and a small but thick business end, is exhibited in School Museum Hamburg. Such a heavy specimen would not be very suitable for CP on the hands, and was probably designed to be used on the student's buttocks.
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See sting and thud for more on this distinction.