1. You may hit it with any part of the Panda Paw or its handle.
2. You may hit any part of the Bamboo Shoot - the base, Bark, or Center.
3. You might swing the Paw to strike the side of the Shoot firmly, or tap it gently
4. You can not touch any part of the Shoot with anthing other than the Panda Paw at any point in the game.