Hummeltjes zijn een creatie van Berta Hummel (1909 - 1946).

In a small village over 65 years ago a young girl named Berta Hummel took pencil and paper to catch children's moments of warmth, simplicity and innocence. By 1934, the girl, now Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel of te order of St. Francis, created drawings under the guidance of the Publishing House Ars Sacra in Munich. from postcards published by Ars Sacra, Franz Goebel and his sculptors interpreted the drawings into figurines. all sales made under the name of Hummel and M.I. Hummel contribute to the Convent's charitable missions. through Sister M.I. Hummel's art, thousands of her so beloved children all over the world receive help and education.